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Meaning of BUSS

Pronunciation:  bus

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
  2. [v]  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 kissed"; "She kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered the room"

BUSS is a 4 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: kiss, kiss, osculate, osculation
 See Also: deep kiss, French kiss, peck, smack, smack, smooch, soul kiss, touch, touch, touching



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Buss\, n. [OE. basse, fr. L. basium; cf. G. bus (Luther),
    Prov. G. busserl, dim. of bus kiss, bussen to kiss, Sw. puss
    kiss, pussa to kiss, W. & Gael. bus lip, mouth.]
    A kiss; a rude or playful kiss; a smack. --Shak.
  2. \Buss\ (b[u^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bussed} (b[u^]st); p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Bussing}.]
    To kiss; esp. to kiss with a smack, or rudely. ``Nor bussed
    the milking maid.'' --Tennyson.
          Kissing and bussing differ both in this, We buss our
          wantons, but our wives we kiss.          --Herrick.
  3. \Buss\, n. [Cf. OF. busse, Pr. bus, LL. bussa, busa, G.
    b["u]se, D. buis.] (Naut.)
    A small strong vessel with two masts and two cabins; -- used
    in the herring fishery.
          The Dutch whalers and herring busses.    --Macaulay.