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Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

kiss /kɪs/ vb
  1. (transitive) to touch with the lips or press the lips against as an expression of love, greeting, respect, etc
  2. (intransitive) to join lips with another person in an act of love or desire
  3. to touch (each other) lightly
  4. (of balls) to touch (each other) lightly while moving
  1. the act of kissing; a caress with the lips
  2. a light touch

See also kiss offEtymology: Old English cyssan, from coss; compare Old High German kussen, Old Norse kyssa

ˈkissable adj

KISS abbreviation for
  1. keep it simple, stupid

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