kiss (Webster's dictionary)
To touch with the lips especially as a mark of affection or greeting.
kiss The American Heritage Dictonary
-v. kissed, kiss·ing, kiss·es
1. To touch or caress with the lips as a sign of sexual passion, affection, greeting, or respect. 2. To touch lightly; brush against. 3. To engage in mutal touching or caressing with the lips.
-n. 1.a A caress or touch with the lips. b. A slight or gentle touch. 2.a. A small piece of candy, esp. of chocolate. 2.b. A baked confection made of meringue.
1.One who kisses. 2. (slang)The mouth. 3. (slang)The face.
n. An assasin bug, Melanolestes picipes, that inflices a painful bite on a sleeping person, often on the lips.
n. A distant relative known well enough to be kissed when greeted.
n. Informal Mononucleosis
kiss of death
n. Something, as an action, that is ultimately ruinous. [From the kiss by which Judas betrayed Jesus.]
n. Informal A dismissal
kiss of life
n. Chiefly Britain Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
French kiss (Webster's dictionary)
Date: circa 1923
An open-mouth kiss usually involving tongue-to-tongue contact. Also known as a Soul kiss.
To touch the tips of each other's noses, then rub back and forth.
Hickey (Webster's dictionary)
Date: circa 1915
A temporary red mark on the skin (as one produced by biting and sucking).
To brush one's eyelashes against a partner while rapidly blinking. It produces a light, ticklish sensation, as of a butterfly brushing one's cheek.
Soul kiss (same as French kiss)
Date: circa 1948
An open-mouth kiss usually involving tongue-to-tongue contact.
A long distance kiss that is usually used as a farewell. One 'kisses' their hand, then 'throws' the kiss to their distant partner, who usually completes the action by 'catching' the kiss and putting it on their mouth, cheek, or in their pocket.
Similar to the thrown kiss, but used at close range. One kisses their hand, then 'blows' the kiss toward their partner.
Well, the last kiss you get before she leaves you for someone else! (or before you die.)
Make up kiss
After having upset your partner, this is the kiss that usually follows the apology. Often among the most passionate of kisses.
When one of the participants really doesn't want to kiss, but does anyway. Also known as a "pity kiss."
A kiss performed so that one partner's lips are upside-down to the the other partner, so that their mouths are top lip to bottom lip. This can be a very unusual and enjoyable kiss.