from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Kissing (that is, whispered in) the ear.


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  • Ear-nibbling, even ear-kissing, is a rather advanced step for the first pass one makes at a girl.

    Murder Can Be Fun

  • You have heard of the news abroad; I mean the whisper'd ones, for they are yet but ear-kissing arguments?

    Act II. Scene I

  • And his account of how it goes is -- as we shall see -- one that requires to be looked at with ears, for it contains, what one calls elsewhere in this play, -- ear-kissing arguments.

    The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakspere Unfolded

  • I mean the whispered ones, for they are yet but ear-kissing arguments?

    King Lear

  • From The Greatest English Dramatist & Poet, this stood out to me: "For they are yet ear-kissing arguments."

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