kiss (something) better

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kiss (something) better

To kiss an injury so that someone, usually a child, will feel better. Oh, did you bonk your elbow? Let mommy kiss it better. You actually should cut scrapes and cuts better—you could introduce bacteria and get the wound infected.
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ˌkiss something ˈbetter

(spoken) take away the pain of an injury by kissing it: Come here and let me kiss it better.
See also: better, kiss, something
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You can teach a bad kisser to kiss better, but you can't teach anyone how to "get" you.
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They were together constantly," says her gran, blinking back tears for another family member whose pain she cannot kiss better.