- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. smack, osculation, caress, merest touch. See endearment. — v. caress, osculate; brush [lightly], touch, graze.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. salutation, embrace, salute, endearment, osculation, touch of the lips, butterfly kiss, caress, French kiss, soul kiss, buss*, smack*, smooch*, peck*; see also touch 2 .v.Syn. salute, osculate, baiser (French), caress, French-kiss, soul-kiss, blow a kiss, smack*, smooch*, pet*, buss*, neck*, make out*, play post office*; see also caress , love 2 , touch 1 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)In.peck, *smack, *French kiss, osculation, smooch, buss, *soul kiss. ''A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for ''bliss.''—Ambrose Bierce. ''The sure, sweet cement, glue and lime of love.''—Robert Herrick.IIv.peck, *smack, *smooch, *neck, osculate.IV(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To touch or caress with the lips, especially as a sign of passion or affection: buss, osculate, smack1. Informal: peck1. Slang: smooch. See TOUCH. 2. To make light and momentary contact with, as in passing: brush1, flick, graze, shave, skim. See TOUCH. II noun The act or an instance of kissing: buss, osculation, smack1, smacker. Informal: peck1. Slang: smooch. See TOUCH.
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