(verb) To kiss, to come into close contact with. This strange little word is one of the most unexpected synonyms for kissing, osculating. It is both fun and unexpected like the perfect kiss. Although kissing falls as one of the lesser used definitions, it will not stop us from impressing our next date with this fancy new word in our vocabulary. Who’s with us?
- etymology: Latin ōsculātus (past participle of ōsculārī to kiss), equivalent to ōscul (um) kiss, literally, little mouth