kiss of death

kiss of death
Etymology: from the kiss with which Judas betrayed Jesus (Mark 14:44-46) Date: 1943 something (as an act or association) ultimately causing ruin

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  • Kiss of Death — may refer to:* The kiss of Judas, the origin of the term Kiss of Death , Judas s betrayal of Jesus with a kiss in the Garden of GethsemaneIn film and television: * Kiss of Death (1947 film), a film starring Richard Widmark * Kiss of Death (1977… …   Wikipedia

  • Kiss Of Death — (musique) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Kiss of Death. Kiss of Death Album par Motörhead Sortie 29 août 2006 Enregistrement …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kiss of Death — Поцелуй смерти  американский фильм 1947 года Поцелуй смерти  американский фильм 1995 года Kiss of Death  альбом рок группы Motörhead …   Википедия

  • kiss of death — The kiss of death is an action that means failure or ruin for someone, a scheme, a plan, etc …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • kiss of death — ► kiss of death an action that ensures the failure of an enterprise. Main Entry: ↑kiss …   English terms dictionary

  • kiss of death — noun singular something that causes something to fail or to be unsuccessful …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kiss of death — kiss′ of death′ n. a relationship or action that makes failure or ruin inevitable • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • kiss of death — ☆ kiss of death n. an action or quality, often seemingly helpful, which is actually harmful or ruinous …   English World dictionary

  • kiss of death — noun something that is ruinous if this were known it would be the kiss of death for my political career • Hypernyms: ↑calamity, ↑catastrophe, ↑disaster, ↑tragedy, ↑cataclysm * * * Etymology: so called from the betraying kiss with which Judas… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kiss of Death — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Kiss of Death Produktionsland Vereinigte Staaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kiss of Death — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cinéma Kiss of Death est le titre original du film américain Le Carrefour de la mort, réalisé par Henry Hathaway en 1947. Kiss of Death (Du nu), est un… …   Wikipédia en Français

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