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kiss

1. noun touching sb with lips (love, desire, greeting etc)2. noun x written at the bottom of a letter etc3. verb touch sb with your lips4. verb sun, light, wind: blow or shine on sth5. verb snooker, billiards: gently touch
phrases
1 noun touching sb with lips (love, desire, greeting etc)póg fem2  c m upóigín  c m uit was only a kiss ní raibh ann ach pógthey had a kiss phóg siad a chéiletheir first kiss a gcéad phógshe blew him a kiss shéid sí póg chuigehe gave her a goodnight kiss thug sé póg di ag dul a chodladh 2 noun x written at the bottom of a letter etcxpóg fem2  c m upóigín  c m uhe finished the letter with a kiss chuir sé póigín ag bun na litreach
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3 verb touch sb with your lips
TRANSITIVEpóg verb  c m upóg a thabhairt dohe kissed her tenderly phóg sé go muirneach íshe kissed him on the cheek thug sí póg dó ar a leiceann, phóg sí é ar a ghrua
INTRANSITIVEa chéile a phógadhthey kissed again phóg siad a chéile arís
4 verb literary sun, light, wind: blow or shine on sth TRANSITIVEthe sun was kissing the water bhí an ghrian ag scaladh ar an uisce, bhí an ghrian ag lonrú ar an uiscethe wind kissed the trees bhain an ghaoth searradh as na crainn 5 verb snooker, billiards: gently touch TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m uthe white kissed the black chuimil an bán den dubh
phrases

to kiss and make up

they kissed and made up réitigh siad an t-aighneas a bhí ann eatarthu, chroith siad lámh air

kiss and tell

1 verb write a story about a relationship with a celebrity INTRANSITIVEshe won't kiss and tell ní sceithfidh sí scéal a caidrimh 2 adjective story that sb writes about a relationship with a celebrityit's a kiss and tell story is scéal é faoi chaidreamh le duine cáiliúil

to kiss sb's arse

(also

to kiss sb's ass

) vulgar lútáil ar dhuine informaltóin duine a lí very informalshe kisses the manager's arse a lot is minic léi bheith ag lútáil ar an mbainisteoir

kiss my ass

(also

kiss my arse

) vulgar póg mo thóin vulgarbíodh an diabhal agat offensive gabh go hifreann offensive

to kiss ass

(also

to kiss arse

) vulgar bheith ag lútáil ar dhuine informaltóin duine a lí very informal

to kiss sb/sth better

she kissed his finger better phóg sí a mhéar le biseach a chur uirthi

to kiss sth goodbye

(also

to kiss goodbye to sth

) slán a fhágáil ag rudhe kissed the promotion goodbye d'fhág sé slán ag an ardú céime, ghlac sé leis nach bhfaigheadh sé an t-ardú céime

to kiss the rod

glacadh leis an bpionós go humhal

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