One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A puckering of the lips as if to kiss someone.‘she made kissy-face when she saw me’
- ‘Technically, the doll belongs to Emily, but whenever Jake has a chance, he takes her away for a bit of kissy-face and lustful chatter.’
- ‘‘It looked to ME…’ the friend said, ‘Like you were about to make kissy-face.’’
- ‘Or, maybe he shows zero interest in you at school but, once you two are alone, he gets all kissy-face.’
- ‘As Karen and Cody mimed annoying kissy-faces back and forth at each other, Jesse seriously contemplated whether to leave them and make them find their own rides home.’
1informal Engage in kissing or petting, especially in public.
- ‘You do not want to ever be embarrassed to be his ex - and the fact that you once played kissy-face.’
- ‘Kevin played kissy-face with Robert's brother, who is not only gay but a Methodist minister.’
- ‘Anyway, this character proceeded to want to play kissy-face, and all he was interested in was getting in my pants, nothing else.’
- ‘I then look closer and see that she is jealous of her friend playing kissy-face with some guy.’
- ‘She wants to play kissy-face and yanks him off his horse.’
- 1.1Behave in an excessively friendly way in order to gain favor.‘he is too busy being a media giant to be playing kissy-face’
- ‘We always have to play kissy-face with the powers that be.’
- ‘A laureate of understatement, he boils down his sense of middle-class oppression to an obligation to play kissy-face with the powers that be.’
- ‘The days when TV news played kissy-face with the Eastern cultural elite are finis.’
- ‘We have seen the media play kissy-face time and again - even to Republicans.’
- ‘McConnell has lashed out at a group he would normally be playing kissy-face with: Corporate executives.’
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