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French kiss

noun
1.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25

French-kiss

[french-kis] /ˈfrɛntʃˈkɪs/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to soul-kiss.
Origin
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for French kiss

French kiss

noun
1.
a kiss involving insertion of the tongue into the partner's mouth
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Slang definitions & phrases for French kiss

French kiss

noun phrase

A kiss in which the tongue of one person explores the oral cavity of another, and vice versa; mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, soul kiss

verb

: They French-kissed and perhaps more (1920s+)


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