40 Different Types of Kisses with their Meaning

A kiss is a secret told to the mouth instead of the ear; kisses are the messengers of love and tenderness...

Kissing has always been a favorite of the human race and now with scientific reasons stating the benefits of kissing and kiss as a measurement of whether or not you are in love with a guy/girl, it still remains one of the greatest romantic gestures in our history. Want to discover some new ways to kiss your, sweetie? Get some fun ideas from this guide to the different types of kisses. You’re guaranteed to learn a new kissing style!

1. Cheek kiss

This is one of the most common types of kisses. There is no categorisation for this, it can be between friends, a couple, after a first date or as the picture depicts, between a mother and her child. It is a small and sweet gesture to express how you like someone.

2. The French Kiss

Probably the most famous kiss there is, the French kiss is an open-mouthed kiss where one person’s tongue touches the other person’s tongue. Also called a “tongue kiss,” the French kiss easy enough to execute, but it can take years to master. For French kissing tips, check out the following guides.

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3. Prolonged Kiss

Prolonged kissing is simply kissing someone for an extended, or prolonged, period of time. It doesn’t have to involve tongues or anything, just kissing

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Lips only and lots of lip to lip kissing, full of passion and raw emotion. Now days most of the pairs try this type of kissing often. Long time lip to lip kiss is also very helpful to both the persons because one-hour long kiss can burn more than 100 calories. So kissing also helps to reduce fat burning in the body.

4. The Butterfly Kiss

A Butterfly Kiss is a kiss that does not involve the lips. It is when two people put their eyes close to each other and flutter their eyelashes. Think to blink really fast while pressing your face to another person.


To give someone a butterfly kiss, get close to them so the tips of your eyelashes are touching theirs. Then blink very fast so your eyelashes flutter together like butterfly wings. It’s a fun, cute thing to do while you’re catching your breath from more traditional kisses. You can also give someone a solo butterfly kiss by fluttering your eyelids against their cheek.

5. The Single-Lip Kiss


To give someone a single-lip kiss, take one of their lips between yours and gently suck or tug on it. It’s an awfully romantic kiss, and if you do it right, you’ll send tingles up and down your sweetie’s spine.

6. The Spiderman Kiss


Based on the kiss in the 2002 movie Spider-Man, the Spiderman kiss involves kissing someone whose face is upside-down from yours, so your top lip kisses their bottom lip and vice versa.

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7. The Earlobe Kiss


A great kiss to to perform while you’re taking a break from lip kisses, the earlobe kiss involves taking someone’s earlobe lightly between your lips and tugging gently downward. For a more intense earlobe kiss, add a little bit of tongue, or use a gentle sucking motion on their earlobe.

8. Kiss on the Hand

In this type of kiss you hold the partners’ hand with your fingers and kiss the back of the palm. This is a  chivalrous kind of kiss that depicts your likeness for someone.

9. The Lip Gloss Kiss

This is a fun, flirty kiss for girlfriends to give their boyfriends. Put on a healthy amount of lip gloss or ChapStick, then rub your lips on your partners’ lips until theirs are coated, too. For extra fun, surprise your partner with a sweet, fruity lip gloss flavor.

10. The Eskimo Kiss


In an Eskimo kiss, two people rub their noses back and forth against each other. It’s based on real kisses that people in Eskimo cultures give their friends. Just like with lip kisses, Eskimo kisses are best executed with your eyes closed.

11. The Forehead Kiss

This kind of kiss can either be a gesture of friendship or one that is given at the start of a romantic relationship. Whatever be the case, it implies that you really like and trust the person.

12. The Hickey

A hickey technically isn’t a kiss; it’s a red mark (a bruise, really) left on the skin after someone sucks hard enough on it. Hickeys hurt a little to get, but some people think the sucking feels good, especially on the side of the neck. It can be embarrassing to walk around with a hickey, so before you start sucking, get permission first.

13. The Secret Message Kiss

In the middle of a French kiss, spell out a secret message with the tip of your tongue against their tongue. It might feel a little funny to the other person, but at least you’ll be getting your message across.

14. The Vampire Kiss


The vampire kiss is a deep kiss on someone’s neck that can involve sucking or light biting on the skin. Since some people find it painful rather than sexy, and since the sucking might leave a hickey, always ask permission before you give someone a vampire kiss.

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 15. The Wet Kiss

Wet kisses are any open-mouthed kisses, with or without tongue. A little bit of wetness during a kiss can be sexy, but try not to overdo it: too much saliva is sloppy. Alternate between wet kisses and closed-mouth kisses and single-lip kisses, and be sure to swallow occasionally so you don’t accidentally drool all over your partner.

16.  The Lizard Kiss

Lizard Kiss

The lizard kiss involves flicking your tongue in and out of your partner’s mouth in tight, quick strokes (picture the way a lizard moves its tongue). This is a silly kiss you can try just for fun, but it generally should be avoided because it feels kind of creepy to get.

17.  The Air Kiss

Air Kiss
The air kiss is a sophisticated gesture you can use as a greeting to your friends and relatives. To give one, rest your cheek against their cheek and make a kissing sound with your lips. Muaah muaah in the air beside the cheek and no physical touching. All the celebrities send their love towards fans through this type of air kiss. Some naughty babies also use this type of kiss for teasing her following guys.

18. The Tease Kiss 

The tease, for those who start from the forehead to the lips and all the way down, down, down. You can try this with your partner while she or he in the sleep.

19.  The Biting Kiss

The biting kiss is a more aggressive form of the French kiss. Like the French kiss, it’s open-mouthed and incorporates tongue, but as you pull back, your teeth lightly grab onto your sweetie’s tongue for just a second. Try it once and see how your partner responds. Some people love it, but others think it’s painful or weird.

20. The Angel Kiss

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To give someone an angel kiss, kiss them very gently on their eyelids or on the spot right next to their eye, using just your lips. It’s a very romantic way to wake someone up or say goodbye.

21. Intimate Throat Kiss

This type of kissing is very passionate. The girl is grabbed tightly in the arms and both kiss each other. The kiss is so hard and with wide open lips that they can feel that the opposite partner is ready to go deep in her and reach till the throat. This kiss literally let’s you and your partner move to the bed and get dirty.

22. Dancing Kiss


This type of kisses ate carried while dancing in each others arms. The couple dances similar to ball dance or salsa. Grab each other and gently kiss each other with music. This kiss creates a musical environment and also shows your dancing skill kissing along. This kiss turns on the playful side of yours and also makes your love visible to her.

23. The Neck Kiss

After French kissing for a while, some people mix it up by trailing their mouth down and “Frenching” the other person’s neck. To execute a neck kiss perfectly, go light on the saliva, focus on the motion of your lips, never stay in once place for very long and never suck hard enough to leave a hickey.

24. The Jawline Kiss


To plant a jawline kiss on someone, give them a firm kiss on the bottom of their jaw, right where their face meets their neck. If they respond well to it, make a path of jawline kisses up to their ear and give them an earlobe kiss.

25. Kiss with Surprises

Want to seduce your partner with passion and surprises! Go for this strip kiss. Just turn to your partner and kiss him hardly. Take a sudden pause and remove his shirt. Again start hard. Again pause and kneel to remove his socks. This way make several pauses and raise his curiosity to what would be next silently giving him foreplay. The step by step removal of the clothes would make him more passionate about the future moves and would also feel like a sex game played.

26. The Breath Kiss

The breath kiss is a fun, silly kiss that’s almost more of a game than a kiss. To do it, open your mouth, inhale deeply and lock lips with your sweetie (like you’re performing CPR). Slowly exhale into their mouth while they’re inhaling, “passing” the breath to them. Without moving, slowly inhale while your partner exhales. Keep passing the breath back and forth until one of you runs out of breath or you both erupt in giggles.

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27. The Love Kiss

Finally, the love kiss is any kiss that you give while thinking tender, loving thoughts about your partner. You might not realize it, but your kissing style can be influenced by whatever’s on your mind. Smooching with love on your mind will make your kisses extra soft and sweet. Whether it’s on your partner’s mouth, neck, ear or forehead, the love kiss is the most romantic kiss you can give.

28. Belly Shot Kiss

Love to play the sex game! Try this technique to arouse your partner’s interest and tuning. Pour some wine, vodka or whatever drink you wish on her belly button. Now slowly start licking the wine from it. End with a sexy suck of the belly button. This would make her mourn and feel more cozy.

29. Beverage Kiss


These types of kisses are widely seen in adult parties, night clubs or pubs. Such kiss not only gives your partner the taste of his favourite beverage, but also gives him the chance to taste your lips and love in public. Just take a sip of his favourite beer, wine, vodka, whisky etc. and while kissing him pour it in his mouth. It gives a sensational feeling.

30. The Fast Slow Bang Kiss

This kiss gives both the partners a feeling of satisfaction when finished. The lip lock in this kiss is amazing. Grab her from her waist or hair and pull her towards you. Just when your lips are about to touch, take a pause and look into her eyes. Then make a quick move and lock your lips with her. Along with the kiss you can move her face the way you wish holding her hair or head. This would make it more erotic.

31. A Promising Kiss

By kissing this way, you can increase your partner’s faith or trust on you. Such kisses are given on an emotional moment. Gently hold her cheeks in your hand and tell her how much you love and adore her. Promise her to be there whenever she needs you. Then kiss her on her lips or forehead. This would bring tears to her eyes if done with proper emotions.

32. Sensually Desired Kiss

While kissing if you want a tight grab, but don’t want to stop kissing, this type of frustration kiss is used. While kissing move yourself a bit backward at some interval of seconds. This would irritate your boy and he would grab you tighter towards him and give you a kiss which is sexier than you were having. Such a kiss also helps your kissing session to move a step forward and bring you near to the bed.

33. Full Body Touch Kiss


Want to start your intimate period with something wild! Then try this. Hardly just push her towards a nearby wall with your body. Lean on her holding the wall from her side and kiss her on her lips and neck through ears with the utmost love. Make sure your body remains in touch with her. This is also one type of foreplay kisses.

34. Love Bite Kiss

Willing to give your girl a love gift to make the moment memorable! The love bite kiss is what suits such gifts. This kiss can be given on the neck, shoulder, back, tummy, breast or even on the cheek. While kissing her gently, start sucking deeply the part you wish till it leaves a reddish mark. Such kisses are erotic and wild.

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35. The Laughter kiss

Here either of the couples lean in to almost kiss, and then suddenly crack a joke and have a good laugh together. This is symbolic of the fun you two would or is having in your relationship.

36. The Talking Kiss

You lean inane whisper into your partner during a kiss. This tells and shows your partner how much you care.

37. Fast flying kiss


If you and your partner is out and in a hurry and meet each other’s gaze for a moment, a fast kiss action would be a message of love to the other.

38. Stop-and-go kiss

Ever planned and kissed every time you come across a red signal? It ought to be an adventure, and also a promise of love and togetherness coated in fun.

39. Blow Kiss

Who doesn’t love surprises? As you go with your usual kiss, surprise your partner by suddenly blowing into their mouth and inflating thei cheeks for a second. They will love you for this surprise element.

40. Kiss with Bubbles


This romantic kiss type is carried out in the bathroom. Fill the bath tub with water and add bubble bath gel or liquid to it. Make wonderful bubbles and enter into it along with her. Kiss each other at the same time, with warm hugs in water. You can also do many more things along with it. This kiss simply means you want to get messy with each other.

There are several types of ways to kiss you loved one to show your love and care to him/her. Different types of kisses with pictures are also available now to select from which you think would be the best gift. However, kisses are not only meant for lovers. They can so be exchanged between family members to show your care, love and affection. So move on with your favourite kiss and enjoy and show your love to the loved one making it more excited.

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With the help of different types of kisses one doesn’t need words to express his/her feelings. They simply express your love silently.

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