French kiss

amorous kiss with tongue-play

French kisses are kisses in which tongues touch. These kisses are usually romantic. French kisses are usually reserved for those in love.

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The Petit Robert 2014 French dictionary, released in 2013, added the French verb "se galocher" as slang for kissing with tongues.[1] The informal English term "frenching" also means French kissing,[2] as does the Quebec French term "frencher".


  1. Neuman, Scott 2013. A kiss is but a kiss, but to French kiss is Galocher. NPR.
  2. Hsieh, Carina; Smothers, Hannah 2020. Your Everything Guide to How to French Kiss. Cosmopolitan. Archived from the original on 2020-12-05. Retrieved 2020-12-18.