Definitions for kiss of death

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kiss′ of death′(n.)

  1. a relationship or action that makes failure or ruin inevitable.

Origin of kiss of death:

1945–50

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kiss of death(noun)

    something that is ruinous

    "if this were known it would be the kiss of death for my political career"

Wiktionary

  1. kiss of death(Noun)

    A kiss on the cheek that signifies the death of the receiver, as delivered by a mob boss or one with such influence.

  2. kiss of death(Noun)

    Something that may seem good and favourable but that actually brings ruin to hopes, plans, etc.

  3. Origin: Biblical: Judas betraying Jesus with a kiss.

Freebase

  1. Kiss Of Death

    Eric accidentally runs over Donna's cat, Mr. Bonkers, but fails to mention this to her. Kelso finds out that having two girlfriends isn't as wonderful as he thought it would be, and decides to break up with Laurie. He's surprised when she takes it well and only asks for one last kiss goodbye, but that one kiss causes more than one goodbye. Fez stuffs himself with cheese puffs, and then mistakes his apendicitis for a stomach ache.

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