kissing cousin

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  1. See under kissing kin.

  2. something closely related or very similar: a textile that is a kissing cousin to nylon.

Origin of kissing cousin

First recorded in 1935–40

Words Nearby kissing cousin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use kissing cousin in a sentence

  • Sex with the boss can also be seen as the kissing cousin of date rape.

    Bedding the Boss | Tracy Quan | October 5, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • I could not leave without kissing cousin Ruth good-bye, but this excited no suspicion, as it was a thing I did on every pretext.

    Pharaoh's Broker | Ellsworth Douglass