Kiss in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
1. beso (m)
  • to give somebody a kiss dar un beso a alguien
  • to give somebody the kiss of life hacer el boca a boca a alguien
  • the news was the kiss of death for the project (sentido figurado) la noticia dio el golpe de gracia al proyecto
  • kiss curl caracolillo (m) (en la frente o la mejilla)
transitive verb
2. besar
  • to kiss somebody goodbye/goodnight dar un beso de despedida/de buenas noches a alguien
  • you can kiss your chances of promotion goodbye ya puedes despedirte de tu ascenso
intransitive verb
3. besarse
  • to kiss and make up reconciliarse
  • to kiss and tell = tener un lío con un/una famoso(a) y luego contárselo a la prensa
kiss [kɪs]
beso (m); (light touch) roce (m)
to blow sb a kiss tirar un beso a algn; dar un beso volado a algn
the kiss of death el golpe de gracia
to give sb a kiss dar un beso a algn
the kiss of life (Britain) (artificial respiration) respiración (f) boca a boca; nueva vida (f); nuevas fuerzas (f)
transitive verb
to kiss sb's cheek/hand besar a algn en la mejilla/besar la mano a algn; to kiss sb goodbye/goodnight dar un beso de despedida/de buenas noches a algn; to kiss away sb's tears enjugar las lágrimas a algn con besos
to kiss ass especially (US) lamer culos (vulgar)
I'm just tired of kissing ass in there. I'm tired of talking to these people Being nice to people - basically kissing ass - it's so un-English
to kiss sb's ass especially (US) lamer el culo a algn (vulgar); hacer la pelota a algn (informal)
How do you know if the people really like you or if they're just kissing your ass? When I was doing well they kissed my ass
kiss my ass! especially (US) ¡vete a la mierda! (vulgar); ¡vete al carajo! (vulgar); especially (LAm)
intransitive verb
they kissed se besaron; se dieron un beso
to kiss and make up hacer las paces
to kiss and tell
kiss curl (n) (Britain) caracol (m)
Verb Conjugations for besar
Gerund: besando
Participle: besado
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