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kiss
British English: /kɪs/
American English: /kɪs/

Translation of kiss in Italian:

noun

  • to give somebody a kiss
    dare un bacio a qualcuno
    give me a kiss!
    dammi un bacio!
    to have a kiss and a cuddle
    coccolarsi
    love and kisses (at end of letter)
    baci e abbracci

transitive verb

  • (person, hand, ring)
    to kiss somebody on
    baciare qualcuno su
    (cheek, lips)
    to kiss hands (ceremoniously) we kissed each other
    ci siamo baciati
    she kissed him back to kiss somebody goodnight, goodbye
    dare a qualcuno il bacio della buonanotte, d'addio
    let me kiss it better!
    un bacino e passa tutto!
    to kiss somebody's tears away
    asciugare le lacrime a qualcuno con i baci o baciare qualcuno per consolarlo
    you can kiss your money goodbye! [figurative]
    puoi dire addio ai tuoi soldi!

intransitive verb

  • 1
    baciarsi
    to kiss and make up
    riconciliarsi

Idioms

to kiss and tell

= rendere di pubblico dominio le proprie imprese sessuali, specialmente con persone famose

to kiss ass

(American English) [informal]

kiss my ass!

[vulgar]
vaffanculo!

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