Two or more things that are closely akin or very similar. For example, They may be made by different manufacturers, but these two cars are kissing cousins. This metaphoric term alludes to a distant relative who is well known enough to be greeted with a kiss. [c. 1930]
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On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Same with my uncle and cousins when their planes landed from Vietnam.A Veteran’s View: NYC Cold War Between Cops and City Hall|Matt Gallagher|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the intense firefight that followed, four Kurdish fighters died, including three of Ahmed's cousins.
“Simple joys of life—hugging, kissing, coloring—they have been taken away,” she says.
That statistic is based on a survey that includes attempted forced kissing as sexual assault.
For this reason the story of Yung Pak's youthful days may be the more interesting to his Western cousins.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
Suffice it to say, a mutual passion was conceived between the two cousins, and my father persuaded her to elope with him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
But my faver says it's un-man-ly to be always kissing, and I did n't fink you'd do vat, Coppy.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
In the wagon a fellow is in the act of kissing a girl, while an old woman belabours him about the head.
The chambermaid is otherwise engaged, for an amorous spark is seen to be kissing her in the open doorway.