Kiss vs. Smack

Kiss vs. Smack — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Kiss and Smack

Kissverb

To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness.

Smackverb

To press together and open (the lips) quickly and noisily, as in eating or tasting.

Kissverb

To touch lightly or gently

flowers that were kissed by dew.

Smackverb

To kiss noisily.

Kissverb

To strike lightly; brush against

barely kissed the other car with the bumper.

Smackverb

To strike sharply and with a loud noise.

Kissverb

To engage in mutual touching or caressing with the lips.

Smackverb

To make or give a smack.

Kissverb

To come into light contact.

Smackverb

To collide sharply and noisily

The ball smacked against the side of the house.

Kissnoun

A caress or touch with the lips.

Smackverb

To have a distinctive flavor or taste. Used with of.

Kissnoun

A slight or gentle touch.

Smackverb

To give an indication; be suggestive. Often used with of

"an agenda that does not smack of compromise" (Time).

Kissnoun

A small piece of candy, especially of chocolate.

Smacknoun

The loud sharp sound of smacking.

Kissnoun

A drop cookie made of egg whites and sugar.

Smacknoun

A noisy kiss.

Kissverb

(transitive) To touch with the lips or press the lips against, usually to express love or affection or passion, or as part of a greeting.

Smacknoun

A sharp blow or slap.

Kissverb

(transitive) To touch lightly or slightly; to come into contact.

His ball kissed the black into the corner pocket.}}

Smacknoun

A distinctive flavor or taste.

Kissverb

(intransitive) Of two or more people, to touch each other's lips together, usually to express love or affection or passion.

Smacknoun

A suggestion or trace.

Kissverb

(transitive) To mark a cross (X) after one's name on a card, etc.

Smacknoun

A small amount; a smattering.

Kissnoun

A touch with the lips, usually to express love or affection, or as a greeting.

Smacknoun

A fishing boat sailing under various rigs, according to size, and often having a well used to transport the catch to market.

Kissnoun

An 'X' mark placed at the end of a letter or other type of message.

Smacknoun

Heroin.

Kissnoun

A type of filled chocolate candy, shaped as if someone had kissed the top. See Hershey's Kisses.

Smackadverb

With a smack

fell smack on her head.

Kissnoun

the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)

Smackadverb

Directly

"We were smack in the middle of another controversy about a public man's personal life" (Ellen Goodman).

Kissnoun

a cookie made of egg whites and sugar

Smacknoun

A distinct flavor, especially if slight.

rice pudding with a smack of cinnamon

Kissnoun

any of several bite-sized candies

Smacknoun

A slight trace of something; a smattering.

Kissnoun

a light glancing touch;

there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing

Smacknoun

(slang) Heroin.

Kissverb

touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's mouth or other body part) as an expression of love, greeting, etc.;

The newly married couple kissedShe kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room

Smacknoun

A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade and often called a fishing smack.

Kissverb

touch lightly or gently;

the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain

Smacknoun

A sharp blow; a slap. See also: spank.

Smacknoun

A loud kiss.

Smacknoun

A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip.

Smackverb

(transitive) To get the flavor of.

Smackverb

(intransitive) To indicate or suggest something; used with of.

Her reckless behavior smacks of pride.

Smackverb

(intransitive) To have a particular taste; used with of.

Smackverb

To slap someone, or to make a smacking sound.

Smackverb

(New Zealand) To strike a child (usually on the buttocks) as a form of discipline. (US spank)

Smackverb

To wetly separate the lips, making a noise, after tasting something or in expectation of a treat.

Smackverb

To kiss with a close compression of the lips, so as to make a sound when they separate.

Smackadverb

As if with a smack or slap; smartly; sharply.

Right smack bang in the middle.

Smacknoun

a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)

Smacknoun

the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Smacknoun

a sailing ship (usually rigged like a sloop or cutter) used in fishing and sailing along the coast

Smacknoun

street names for heroin

Smacknoun

an enthusiastic kiss

Smacknoun

the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

Smackverb

deliver a hard blow to;

The teacher smacked the student who had misbehaved

Smackverb

have an element suggestive (of something);

his speeches smacked of racism

Smackverb

have a distinctive or characteristic taste;

This tastes of nutmeg

Smackverb

kiss lightly

Smackverb

eat noisily by smacking one's lips

Smackadverb

directly;

he ran bang into the poleran slap into her