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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. kiss

    To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.

    See synonyms for AFFRONT.

    caress, coddle, court, embrace, flatter, fondle, pamper, pet

    Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. kiss, buss, osculationnoun

    the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  2. kissnoun

    a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  3. kiss, candy kissnoun

    any of several bite-sized candies

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  4. kissverb

    a light glancing touch

    "there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"

    buss, osculation, candy kiss

  5. snog, kiss, buss, osculateverb

    touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.

    "The newly married couple kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"

    buss, snog, osculate

  6. kissverb

    touch lightly or gently

    "the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"

    buss, snog, osculate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. kissverb

    salute, greet with a kiss

  2. kissnoun


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. kissnoun

    osculation, buss, smack, pax (kiss of peace)

  2. kissverb


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How to use kiss in a sentence?

  1. Charles de LEUSSE:

    The kiss is neither returned nor exchanged, because it's free. (Le baiser n'est ni repris - Ni échangé, car gratuit.)

  2. Selma Blair:

    I think the reason the kiss has resonated with people for so long is not just for the initial shock value.

  3. Alice Walker:

    I knew they weren't gonna do much with it when Quincy Jones (who was one of the film's producers) said, 'You know that kiss? (Director Steven Spielberg) is gonna make it very tasteful,' so I thought, 'umm OK.'.

  4. Jimmy Minardi:

    Late night eating is the kiss of death. There’s a lot of drinking involved on a cruise and the combination of food and booze basically turns you into a sloth.

  5. Vanna Bonta:

    Sometimes it's the girl who wouldn't give a kiss that the boys call a slut.

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