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Princeton's WordNet

  1. caressing, cuddling, fondling, hugging, kissing, necking, petting, smooching, snugglingnoun

    affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs)

Wiktionary

  1. kissingadjective

    Just touching.

Wikipedia

  1. kissing

    A kiss is the touch or pressing of one's lips against another person or an object. Cultural connotations of kissing vary widely. Depending on the culture and context, a kiss can express sentiments of love, passion, romance, sexual attraction, sexual activity, sexual arousal, affection, respect, greeting, peace, and good luck, among many others. In some situations, a kiss is a ritual, formal or symbolic gesture indicating devotion, respect, or a sacramental. The word came from Old English cyssan ("to kiss"), in turn from coss ("a kiss").

ChatGPT

  1. kissing

    Kissing is the act of pressing one's lips against another person or an object, as a gesture of affection, respect, greeting, farewell, or desire. It could also involve slight sucking or light touching with the tongue. Kissing can also refer to touching or caressing with the lips as a sign of love, sexual desire, or greeting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kissing

    of Kiss

Wikidata

  1. Kissing

    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. Kissing was first mentioned in a document in 1050 AD as Chissingin, it was a minor regional centre of rule and jurisdiction called a Hofmark. In even earlier times, around 500, there was a thing hill nearby, which was later swept away by the floods of the river Lech. The surname Kissinger means inhabitant of Bad Kissingen.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kissing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kissing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of kissing in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Swift:

    I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing.

  2. Ken Smith:

    Contact between infected people and other animals should be minimized, specifically, basic hygiene measures should always be implemented. This includes hand washing before and after being around or handling animals, their food, or supplies, as well as avoiding kissing, licking or sharing food.

  3. Laura Weyrich:

    These particular organisms looks to be shared between Neanderthals and humans about 120,000 year ago, or about the time that humans and Neandertals were interbreeding, these interbreeding encounters were often described as brash, rough one-night stands, but if they were swapping oral microorganisms, it means they were also swapping spit. So, potentially kissing or food sharing would have been involved, which suggests that these encounters may have been much more friendly than anyone imagined.

  4. The Intercept:

    The source said that Ring employees at times showed each other videos they were annotating and described some of the things they had witnessed, including people kissing, firing guns, and stealing.

  5. Harry S Truman, Letter to his sister, Nov. 14, 1947:

    All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

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