[kis-uh-buh l]


inviting kissing through being lovable or physically attractive.

Origin of kissable

First recorded in 1805–15; kiss + -able
Related formskiss·a·bil·i·ty, kiss·a·ble·ness, nounkiss·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kissable

Contemporary Examples of kissable

  • In 1991, kissable Johnny was found in a New Orleans hotel with a horrible case of rigor mortis.

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    Dead Cool: Johnny Thunders

    Simon Doonan

    February 5, 2010

Historical Examples of kissable

Word Origin and History for kissable

1783, from kiss (v.) + -able. Related: Kissably; kissability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper