kiss away(redirected from kissing away the pain)
1. To remove or relieve something by kissing (someone). In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "kiss" and "away." A: "Mommy! I scraped my knee! Ouchy, ouchy, ouchy!" B: "Oh, my poor dear! Come here and let me kiss the pain away." I just wanted to wrap her up in my arms and kiss her tears away.
2. To kiss amorously for an extended period of time. I went to a movie with Tom and his girlfriend, but I had to listen to them kissing away for the whole thing. We were kissing away in the backseat of the car, when a police officer knocked on our window and told us to get out of there.
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kiss something away (from something)
to kiss something and make something bad go away, such as tears, grief, pain, etc. She kissed the tears of pain and disappointment away from her son's face. She kissed away his tears. She kissed the tears away.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.