Definition of French kiss in US English:

French kiss


  • A kiss with contact between tongues.

    • ‘He did and they started doing the very famous French kiss.’
    • ‘At the age of eleven, we wondered what a French kiss was like, and again, we experimented with each other.’
    • ‘And without so much as a French kiss, he is off to shatter Sarah's dreams.’
    • ‘Whether he's trying to set a record for the longest French kiss or getting the pulp beat out of him, his life is never far from exciting.’
    • ‘While there is no right or wrong way to kiss, here are a few tips to help you create the perfect French kiss.’
    • ‘While we save French kisses for our most intimate partners, for example, bonobos slip each other the tongue to signal friendship and bonding.’
    • ‘It wasn't even a French kiss, but they both had the same feeling when it happened.’
    • ‘She went up to the first guy she saw, grabbed him by the face, and gave him a French kiss.’
    • ‘It had taken me a long time to realize something; that had been my first French kiss.’
    • ‘I do believe I have just received my very first French kiss from the most wonderful guy in the world.’
    • ‘He took her in his arms and gave her a deep French kiss.’
    • ‘That is, the first time you see the roommates French kiss or snuggle, it's fun to watch, but after a while you just want the losers to get married.’
    • ‘I leaned over and gave him a 5-second French kiss, including a lot more tongue than I intended.’
    • ‘But they turned and began a deep, passionate, French kiss.’
    • ‘She opened her mouth to his, and they shared an open mouthed French kiss.’
    • ‘A French kiss may feel like a sexy maneuver (especially to hormonal teens), but it's not very romantic to watch.’
    • ‘Research from Paris has concluded that a typical French kiss moves 29 muscles in the face.’
    • ‘‘Hi,’ Alisha said, going in for the French kiss, which Lyle by no means tried to escape, but before they could grope for long, they heard someone outside the washroom.’
    • ‘I was so into our lovely French kiss that I didn't hear all the commotion from inside.’
    • ‘The General calls for everyone to board so Luke gives me one last French kiss and waves good-bye to me before boarding.’
    make love, have sex, have sexual intercourse
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French kiss

/ˈˌfrɛntʃ ˈkɪs//ˈˌfrenCH ˈkis/