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1A loud kiss.
kiss, peckView synonyms
- ‘Nick Barkley descended on his youngest brother, grabbing him in a fierce hug and planting a loud smacker of a kiss on his cheek.’
- ‘When we finally arrived at Boyes in Goodramgate, I felt like puckering up in a Pope-like fashion and planting a smacker on the carpet, but I soon discovered this was a difficult, if not impossible dream.’
- ‘Even I got one, a smacker, on the cheek, luckily.’
- ‘To the top of the crumbling Gormenghastian edifice we climbed, leaned backwards over the abyss and landed a big old smacker on the legendary stone.’
- ‘It will not stop them from assuming that, as the clock strikes twelve, you want them to take hold of your face and plant a smacker on your lips.’
- ‘The most memorable death-bed smacker since Hardy stuck one on Nelson was Sergeant Lewis's peck on the forehead of Morse in the morgue.’
- ‘Then he tried to be a trendy DJ by mixing it up on a record deck, before landing a smacker on 13-year-old Vicky Hopson.’
- ‘But little did Trevor Goulden from Coolaney know that he was about to plant a smacker on a real future beauty queen.’
- ‘Does he greet Rummy with a smacker on the forehead?’
- ‘They shared their most intimate public one but stopped short of giving each other a full smacker, with part of their lips touching briefly.’
- ‘It was very emotional and he gave his mum a massive hug and a big smacker on the cheek as soon as she walked in the room.’
- ‘Charlie the parrot puckers up for a smacker as a ‘welcome home’ after a night or two on the tiles.’
- ‘I just wanna see the guy who gave my granddaughter her first smacker.’
- ‘She was the first and a big smacker on the lips it was too.’
- ‘Since the photo-opportunity was invented, MPs have been planting smackers on the heads of innocents.’
- ‘Forget about the women, half the men in England would have given him a full-blooded, lip-to-lip smacker after our boys destroyed the Germans 5-1 in Munich.’
- ‘His automatic bed cranked him into a sitting position and as he opened his eyes, I gave him a great smacker of a kiss.’
2North American A dollar.‘it set me back fifteen smackers’
- ‘And when its distributor keeled, owing the publisher 70,000 smackers, well, you could smell the florid eulogies already being written.’
- ‘The airlines want 800 hard earned smackeroos for the trip.’
- ‘It cost us seventy five smackers.’
- ‘I stated the underlining fact that is rarely discussed on the mainstream media - such a war would cost we taxpayers over 100 billion smackeroos.’
- ‘In the spirit of helpfulness, we'd like to suggest some other uses for these 85,000 smackeroos.’
- ‘Meanwhile 40 million smackeroos have poured through the tote, Melbourne is awash on plonk and at least two bookies are heading for the international terminal at Tullamarine.’
- ‘From Monday to Wednesday, 30 smackers will buy you the whole nine yards on the table d' hôte, from the entrée and another appetizer to the main course and dessert, along with tea or coffee.’
- ‘Twenty-five smackers for parking at an expired meter.’
- ‘Notice how super heroes catch the baddie from stealing 10,000 smackeroos but in the process destroy millions in city property.’
- ‘What wondrous life saving, socially useful and community spirited contribution has David made that he shall be adjudged to be deserving of fifty million smackeroos?’
- ‘We scored a used Trivial Pursuit game with the extra supplementary card set for ten smackers.’
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