[ french-kis ]
/ ˈfrɛntʃ ˈkɪs /
an open-mouthed kiss in which the tongues touch: There’s nothing more uncomfortable than watching a movie with your parents and sitting through a big, passionate, sloppy French kiss.
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Also called deep kiss, soul kiss .
Origin of French kiss
First recorded in 1920–25. The variants deep kiss and soul kiss were first recorded in 1945–50
OTHER WORDS FROM French kissfrench-kiss, verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby French kiss
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British Dictionary definitions for French kiss
a kiss involving insertion of the tongue into the partner's mouth
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