archaic or North American informal
- This is a sign that they want the bride and the groom to buss a big kiss!
- When Britney said, ‘I haven't had a boy in a while, I'm hungry for a kiss,’ no one expected her to buss Madonna.
- Nicholas started to blush red, and it was only made worse when Ellie leaned over to buss his other cheek with Clara on her arm staring right at them.
Late 16th century: alteration of late Middle English bass (noun and verb), probably from French baiser, from Latin basiare.
Words that rhyme with bussbus, concuss, cuss, fuss, Gus, huss, muss, plus, pus, Russ, sus, suss, thus, truss, us
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