verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- to reject, dismiss, or ignore: He kissed off their objections with a wave of his hand.
- (used to express contemptuous rejection or dismissal).
- to give up, renounce, or dispense with: Leaving Tulsa meant kissing off a promising job.
Idioms for kiss
Origin of kiss
OTHER WORDS FROM kissout·kiss, verb (used with object)un·kissed, adjective
Words nearby kiss
Example sentences from the Web for kissing
“Simple joys of life—hugging, kissing, coloring—they have been taken away,” she says.
Dead bodies were to be covered in bleach, and typical burial rites of kissing and touching ignored.
Cranston said he actually was that character—“We actually had a kissing scene together!”The Best Emmys Moments: Seth Meyers, Bryan Cranston, and a 'Seinfeld' Kiss|Kevin Fallon|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The washing, touching, and kissing of these bodies—typical in many West African burials—can be deadly.
Taylor Swift saw Selena Gomez kissing Bieber backstage at an awards show, and made a very obvious “yuck” face.
"Yes, poor stepmother," answered the little girl, stooping down and kissing her hand.The Children's Pilgrimage|L. T. Meade
After kissing and hugging him, and calling upon him by name, she opened his mouth, and tried to put the food into it.Sagas from the Far East|Various
For a while Janet submitted, and then, kissing her, gently detached herself.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
The fellow actually went away simpering, and kissing his hand to me, with a falsehood on his lips!The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
Then that proud and happy mamma took him in her arms and kissed him; and right in the midst of the kissing in walked Daisy.Twilight Stories|Various