(noun, verb)


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

Similar word(s): buss, osculation

Definition categories: act, touch, touching

2. a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

Definition categories: food, biscuit, cookie, cooky

3. any of several bite-sized candies

Definition categories: food, candy, confect

4. a light glancing touch

- there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing

Definition categories: act, touch, touching


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

Similar word(s): buss, osculate, snog

Definition categories: contact, touch

2. touch lightly or gently

- the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain

Definition categories: contact, touch

Sentences with kiss as a verb:

- The nearside of the car just kissed a parked truck as he took the corner at high speed.  His ball kissed the black into the corner pocket.