kiss

kiss
1 /kIs/ verb
1 (I, T) to touch someone with your lips as a greeting or to show them love: They kissed again, passionately. | kiss sb on: Did he kiss you on the cheek or on the mouth? | kiss sb goodbye/goodnight etc: Kiss Daddy goodnight.
2 (T) to touch something with your lips as a sign of respect: She raised the Crucifix to her lips and kissed it.
3 sb can kiss goodbye to sth/kiss sth goodbye informal used when you think it is certain that someone will lose their chance of getting or doing something: If you don't work harder you can kiss goodbye to your chances of going to university.
4 kiss sth away/better spoken an expression meaning to take away the pain of something by kissing someone, used especially with children: Here, let Mommy kiss it better.
5 kiss my ass AmE taboo slang an insulting expression used to show that you do not respect someone
6 kiss (sb's) ass AmE taboo slang to be too nice to someone who can give you something you want
-compare kiss-ass
7 (T) literary if the wind, sun etc kisses something, it gently moves or touches it
kiss up to sb phrasal verb (T) AmE informal to try to please someone in order to get them to do something for you: That guy got his promotion by kissing up to the boss. 2 noun (C)
1 an act of kissing: Do you remember your first kiss? | give sb a kiss: Come and give your old Grandma a kiss.
2 the kiss of death informal something that spoils or ruins a plan, activity etc
-see also: French kiss, kiss of life, blow sb a kiss blow 1 (16)

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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