kiss and make up

This page is about the idiom kiss and make up


If you kiss and make up with someone, you get over a disagreement and become friendly again.

For example

  • After years of disputes, the leaders of Russia and the U.S. finally kissed and made up.

  • Don't you think it's time you and your brother forgot about what happened and kissed and made up?

This idiom can be used literally, in which case it refers to people actually kissing, or figuratively, in which case no actual kissing occurs.

Quick Quiz

My friend and I kissed and made up, and we said we'd forget about

a. the fight we'd had

b. the fun we'd had

c. the friendship we'd had

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Contributor: Matt Errey