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Verb: kiss  kis
  1. 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 [N. Amer], osculate
     
  2. Touch lightly or gently
    "the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain"
Noun: kiss  kis
  1. The act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
    - buss [N. Amer], osculation
     
  2. [N. Amer] A cookie made of egg whites and sugar
     
  3. [N. Amer] Any of several bite-sized candies
    - candy kiss [N. Amer]
     
  4. A light glancing touch
    "there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing"

Derived forms: kisses, kissing, kissed

Type of: bicky [Brit], bikkie [Brit], bikky [Brit], biscuit [Brit], candy, confect, cookie [N. Amer], cooky [N. Amer], lolly [Austral, NZ], sweet [Brit], sweetie [Brit, informal], touch, touching

Encyclopedia: Kiss, Kiss, Kiss