Friday, May 22, 2009
Definitions for buss
- A kiss; a playful kiss; a smack.
- To kiss; especially to kiss with a smack.
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Citations for buss
Lucky guesser gets a buss upon his plucky kisser.
Exchange a random peace greeting during Mass with a stranger in the next pew and the odds are roughly one in fifty that you shake the hand or buss the cheek of a parishioner who has had at least one marriage voided by a diocesan tribunal.
Origin of buss
Buss is probably from Old English basse, from Latin basium, "kiss."