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Kissing appears in the following tongue twister:

  • I saw Esau kissing Kate.
    I saw Esau, he saw me, and she saw I saw Esau.
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Definition of the noun kissing

What does kissing mean as a name of something?


  1. affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)
    • examples: Not again! Look at those two kissing. They've really got the hots for each other. I can't watch this any more. | The candidates are out kissing babies and pumping hands. | Lord, I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. | They are hugging and kissing. | Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty lady is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves. | If I discovered my best friend's boyfriend kissing someone else, I'd kill him that very second. | She is kissing him. | She started kissing him as soon as he got home. | Kissing one's spouse in public is considered acceptable behavior in some countries. | Everywhere you look you can see young couples kissing.
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of kissing: caressing / cuddling / fondling / hugging / necking / petting / smooching / snuggling
    • more generic words: arousal / foreplay / stimulation = mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
    • more specific word: snogging = cuddle and kiss

Definition of the adjective kissing

What does kissing mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Just touching.


Kissing is a municipality in the Aichach-Friedberg district, in Bavaria, Germany. It is located just 10 km south of Augsburg and has about 11,200 inhabitants.


  1. "Kissing" is a musical album of Sin.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  2. "Kissing" is a musical single of Bliss.
    • released in (12 years ago)

Phrases with Kissing

Phrases starting with the word Kissing:

  1. kissing bug
  2. kissing kin
  3. Kissing gate
  4. Kissing booth
  5. Kissing Loach
  6. Kissing-Bunch
  7. kissing cousin
  8. kissing disease
  9. Kissing Gourami
  10. Kissing Gouramis

Phrases ending with the word Kissing:

  1. Ass Kissing
  2. French Kissing

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kissing

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Google previewCognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies (2009)

by Rob Willson, Rhena Branch

Kissing is a powerful form of communication. It also can behighly sensualand enjoyable. Create opportunities. Getting into bed atthe same time before you're both bone tired,andthen snugglingup, cancreatea nonthreatening reintroduction to ...

Google previewRick and Bubba's Guide to the Almost Nearly Perfect Marriage (2009)

by Rick Burgess, Bill Bussey

After all, kissing is an art. There's a lot more to it than you think. First, the docking has to be just right.

Google previewLove, Sex, and Relationships (2001)

Where Would We Be Without Them? by Ronald Hagen

Passionate kissing is the essence of romance and the beginning, middle and end of a good love encounter. How unfortunate that men and women ...

Google previewYankee-notions (1852)

and “kissing is a little luxury not to be dispensed with !


by Brian D. Davis

One thing about kissing is that it brings the two people so close together that they can't see each others faults. MORE OF LIFE MORE OF LIFE Life is a thinking 32.

Google previewA Residence of Eleven Years in New Holland and the Caroline Islands (1841)

Being the Adventures of James F. O'Connell ; Edited from His Verbal Narration by James F. O'Connell

Kissing is the universal token of affection, every nation under the sun having some ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Electronic Art Through the Teaching of Jacques Lacan (2014)

Strangest Thing by David Bard-Schwarz

Itwouldbe false since kissing is a highly charged gesture that resides in the Symbolic,in various forms incourtlylove traditions, polite exchangesin social spaces, some forms appropriate insome contexts, insome cultures,others not. Itwouldbe ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

Rhodnius prolixus Triatoma brasiliensis Triatoma dimidiata Triatoma infestans Triatoma protracta kissing chancre A mirrorimage lesion seen in syphilis, caused by autoinoculation due to prolonged apposition–”kissing”–with a primary chancre .

Google previewEncyclopedia of AIDS (1998)

A Social, Political, Cultural, and Scientific Record of the HIV Epidemic by Raymond A. Smith

Kissing. Epidemiological evidence supports the contention that HIVis not transmittedby kissing. Studies demonstrate that routine nonsexual contact, including kissing, withpersons who are HIV seropositive does not carrya riskfor transmission.

Google previewThe Dream Interpretation Dictionary (2017)

Symbols, Signs, and Meanings by J.M. DeBord

Kissing in a dream can be a sign of intimacy. Intimacy is often used in the sense of romantic or sexual intimacy, but dreams can use it in the sense of being close and personal. For instance, you might dream about kissing a close friend after ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Superstitions, Folklore, and the Occult Sciences of the World (2003)

by Cora Linn Daniels, C. M. Stevans

"Hi-Spy," Charm for a Kite, Kissing One's Elbow, Incantation to a Snail, To a Ladybug, "Naked Bear," PREGNANCY 38 Walking Over a Grive, Stepping on a Broom, Eating Rabbit Meat, Dreams of Swallowing a Star, Grain of Corn Carried by an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Adolescence (2011)

by Roger J.R. Levesque

LEVESQUE Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA Kissing may serve many purposes; it can be part of a common greeting, express affection, signal romantic interest and activity, or serve as a barometer of the closeness of ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

Kissing bug Reduviid bug A cone-nosed hematophagous insect with various hosts in the tropics and subtropics that measures 1-4 cm, 'autumn-colored', the bite of which elicits papules, painful urticaria, hemorrhagic, bullous lesions, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Relationships (2009)

Vol. 1- by Harry T. Reis, Susan Sprecher

Kissing may be part of an evolved courtship ritual. Based on a recent study of 1,041 college students all but five had experienced romantic kissing, and over 20 percent estimated kissing more than 20 partners. When two people kiss, there is a ...

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Quotes about Kissing

Kissing Macaulay Culkin was like kissing a brother. It was really no big deal. (Anna Chlumsky)
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Scrabble value of K5I1S1S1I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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