What does kiss of death mean?

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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"


  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.


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  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.

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