kiss and make up

kiss and make up

 
1. Lit. [for two people who have been arguing] to kiss each other and apologize. John apologized to his wife for disagreeing with her, and they finally kissed and made up.
2. Fig. to forgive someone and be friends again. They were very angry, but in the end they kissed and made up. I'm sorry. Let's kiss and make up.
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kiss and make up

to become friendly again after arguing Why can't we kiss and make up? I don't want us to be angry.
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kiss and make up

  (humorous)
if two people kiss and make up, they stop being angry with each other and become friendly again Ian and I used to fight a lot, but we always kissed and made up afterwards.
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kiss and make up

Settle one's differences, reconcile, as in The two friends decided to kiss and make up. This colloquial expression has largely replaced kiss and be friends, dating from the 1400s. [Mid-1900s]
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