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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kiss of deathnoun

    something that is ruinous

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

Wiktionary

  1. kiss of deathnoun

    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 deathnoun

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

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

Wikipedia

  1. Kiss of Death

    Kiss of Death (stylized as "KISS OF DEATH") is a song recorded by Japanese singer Mika Nakashima, released as a single by Sony Music Associated Records on March 7, 2018. It was written and produced by L'Arc-en-Ciel's Hyde. The song marks the first collaboration between Nakashima and Hyde in thirteen years, since "Glamorous Sky". "Kiss of Death" is the opening theme to the Tokyo MX anime series Darling in the Franxx. The title track was released digitally in advance after premiering on the series' second episode, on January 20, 2018.

ChatGPT

  1. kiss of death

    A "kiss of death" is a trait, action, or occurrence that is either lethal or causes failure, downfall, or ruin. It refers to something that inadvertently or inevitably leads to a fatal outcome or negative consequence. This phrase is often used to describe situations that are deemed dangerous or potentially disastrous. The term is derived from the biblical story of Judas betraying Jesus with a kiss.

Wikidata

  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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kiss of death in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kiss of death in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of kiss of death in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Minardi:

    Late night eating is the kiss of death. There’s a lot of drinking involved on a cruise and the combination of food and booze basically turns you into a sloth.

  2. Synovus Trust Morgan:

    Strong earnings may not be enough to move the barometer for tech because sentiment is so negative. GDP could be the kiss of death. If GDP falls through the roof, techs will get crushed, corporate IT managers will pull the rug when it comes to spending. That concern is out there. Tech spending could slow in 2019.


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