kissing cousin love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A distant relative known well enough to be kissed when greeted.
  • n. One of two or more things that are closely akin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A relatively distant relative who is familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss.
  • n. A similar or related thing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A cousin sufficiently well acquainted to be greeted with a kiss; a type of kissing kin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a more or less distant relative; familiar enough to be greeted with a kiss


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