Kiss is a pretty easy word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand kiss (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use kiss in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of kiss, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of kiss, followed by 39 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - any of several bite-sized candies
EXAMPLES - Kiss in a Sentence
- As for your name calling kiss my conservative ass. (source)
- I cannot kiss, that is the humour of it; but, adieu. (source)
- He only knew he wanted to kiss her -- _kiss_ her .... (source)
- Hi helen, *air kiss, air kiss*, you're such a sweetie! (source)
- A sincere hug with or without a kiss is a moment of bliss. (source)
- A kiss is the traditional way to banish a spell on a maiden. (source)
- The setting and scene of a kiss is as important as the act itself. (source)
- "I want to give you that strange thing you called a kiss," she said. (source)
- I wonder if they purposely use the loan word kiss to sound extra cute. (source)
- The court based in Jaipur called the kiss an obscene act committed in public. (source)
- 'Well,' he exclaimed, 'you surely don't tell me that you kiss her -- _kiss_ Holly! (source)
- A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous. (source)
- Shout out to Pessoa, Richard Bey and FingaFengh for the stimulating feedbacks. * kiss kiss* (source)
- They're kissing now: the temple and the fortress, and in the night their kiss is a handcuff. (source)
- I had been fooled by the outer man; the kiss was the true man and he was someone interesting. (source)
- A kiss is a very personal stamp and in my vault of kisses the memory of one or two men stands out. (source)
- ANTONIO MENDEZ, CO-AUTHOR "SPY DUST": Yes, actually this is concealed weapon known as the kiss of death. (source)
- I have to say I found the use of the word kiss to be unexpectedly seductive and charming, almost Victorian. (source)
- And even what we call the kiss of peace, the handshake during the mass, many dioceses have asked people not to do that. (source)
- Is a line like "Her kiss was a question he wanted to spend his whole life answering" kind of wonderful, or kind of yucky? (source)
- Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis play competing ballerinas and share a highly-anticipated kiss, which is also in the trailer. (source)
- A few rounds of this and most dogs will respond to the word kiss and a finger tap by coming over to lick the spot you touch. (source)
- But -- and that was, of course, no less was an upside down kiss, which is difficult, which is why, I guess, it got the award. (source)
- He tried to gentle himself, but he was so aroused and hot for her that the kiss was a wild mating of twisting, frantic tongues. (source)
- After a local citizen filed a complaint against Gere and Shetty, an Indian court ordered their arrest, calling the kiss obscene. (source)
- It was she who received that astonished and, I fear, disappointed kiss from the German officer at Brussels, when the students drew (source)
- The word kiss discovered in a long list of English vocabulary made their faces redden and their hands fly up and cover their mouths. (source)
- Men had better start working on their kissing skills, for a new study has found that a kiss is all it takes for a woman to decided which man she wants to hook up with. (source)
- Don't tell him about the 'kiss' - I have a hunch he's done much worse to be honest, and if he's chatting up girls online all the time then what does he expect you to do? (source)
- Try not to point out that something ` s not really a sport in the pseudo athlete waits in what ` s called a kiss and cry area, while some panel of subjective judges decides who won. (source)
- "'The Early Show's' decision this morning to blur Adam Lambert's kiss from the American Music Awards reinforces an unfortunate double standard that is applied to openly gay performers," (source)
- In that silence, of which the boom of the tide was an orderly part, I caught the clear "_kiss -- kiss -- kiss_" of the halliards on the roof, as they were blown against the installation - pole. (source)
- Time to get drunk with a good circle of friends and count down the end of another year, maybe sneak a kiss from a hawt boy seeing how I doubt I will be spending the evening with Jason, or the morning after. (source)
- KissYoutube: Offers a similar service as Keeptube by allowing users to add the word kiss after the www. of the youtube url to download videos directly without having to visit the KissYoutube website manually. (source)
- Still, they had kissed sweetly as Mikey said goodbye, giving Rodney a whole new meaning to the phrase kiss my ass as Mikey squeezed and caressed the firm cheeks - worshiping his ass with hands and lips and tongue. (source)
- Brides and grooms who do not touch each other, hold hands, sneak a kiss, touch the other's cheek or brush away a stray lock of hair, but instead sit apart as if they were riding on a bus alone, they have no chance. (source)
- The citizens of Dillingham have the audacity to want to visit the local health clinic without their neighbors knowing or sneak a kiss with a new girlfriend on a Friday night without the Sheriff giggling down at mission control. (source)
- O'CONNELL: Many of the dioceses have decided not to extend the chalice at mass on Sundays with the precious blood, with the sacred wine, in order to prevent any kind of transmission of germs, and even what we call the kiss of peace, the handshake during the mass. (source)
- But sex fizzes through much of the show whether it is Frances Abington with her thumb placed suggestively on her lips as she poses for her portrait as Miss Prue in Congreve's Love for Love - a play, incidentally, that coined the phrase "kiss and tell" - or the copy of [ital]Harris's List of Covent-Garden Ladies[end ital], also known as [ital]The Man of Pleasure's Kalender[sic, end ital]. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 39 example sentences provided below is 72.0, which suggests that "kiss" is a fairly easy word that is likely to be understood by a majority of English-speaking individuals.
We have 10 synonyms for kiss.
butterfly, caress, embrace, endearment, osculation, peck, salutation, salute, smack, smooch
We have 0 antonyms for kiss.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of kiss from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-transitive) To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.
- (verb-transitive) To touch lightly or gently: flowers that were kissed by dew.
- (verb-transitive) To strike lightly; brush against: barely kissed the other car with the bumper.
- (verb-intransitive) To engage in mutual touching or caressing with the lips.
- (verb-intransitive) To come into light contact.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (verb) To touch with the lips or press the lips against, usually to express love or affection or passion, or as part of a greeting, or as part of sexual activity.
- (verb) To touch lightly or slightly.
- (verb) Of two or more people, to touch each other's lips together, usually to express love or affection or passion.
- (verb) To mark a cross (X) after one's name on a card, etc.
- (noun) A touch with the lips, usually to express love or affection, or as a greeting.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-transitive) To salute with the lips, as a mark of affection, reverence, submission, forgiveness, etc.
- (verb-transitive) To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly.
- (verb-intransitive) To make or give salutation with the lips in token of love, respect, etc..
- (verb-intransitive) To meet; to come in contact; to touch fondly.
- (noun) A salutation with the lips, as a token of affection, respect, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A salute or caress given by smacking with the lips. See kiss, v. t., 1.
- (noun) A confection, usually made of whites of eggs and powdered sugar, mixed, and baked in an oven, A sugar-plum or candied confection made of pulled sugar and variously colored and flavored.
- (noun) plural Same as kiss-me.
- (None) To smack with the pursed lips (a compression of the closed cavity of the mouth by the cheeks giving a slight sound when the rounded contact of the lips with one another is broken); press one's lips to, or touch with the lips, as a mark of affection or reverence, or as a conventional salutation; salute or caress with the lips: as, to kiss the Bible in taking an oath; to kiss a lady's hand; to kiss one on the cheek; they kissed each other.
- (None) To touch gently, as if with fondness; impinge upon softly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) any of several bite-sized candies
- (noun) a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
- (verb) touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.
- (noun) a light glancing touch
- (verb) touch lightly or gently