Definitions for kick

Definitions for (noun) kick

Main entry: boot, kick, kicking

Definition: the act of delivering a blow with the foot

Usage: he gave the ball a powerful kick; the team's kicking was excellent

Main entry: kick, kicking

Definition: a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics

Usage: the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements; the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him

Main entry: kick

Definition: the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)

Usage: a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick

Main entry: squawk, kick, gripe, beef, bitch

Definition: informal terms for objecting

Usage: I have a gripe about the service here

Main entry: recoil, kick

Definition: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

Main entry: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush

Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force

Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Definitions for (verb) kick

Main entry: sound off, kvetch, kick, quetch, plain, complain

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

Usage: My mother complains all day; She has a lot to kick about

Main entry: kick

Definition: make a goal

Usage: He kicked the extra point after touchdown

Main entry: give up, kick

Definition: stop consuming

Usage: kick a habit; give up alcohol

Main entry: kick

Definition: strike with the foot

Usage: The boy kicked the dog; Kick the door down

Main entry: recoil, kick, kick back

Definition: spring back, as from a forceful thrust

Usage: The gun kicked back into my shoulder

Main entry: kick

Definition: drive or propel with the foot

Main entry: kick

Definition: thrash about or strike out with the feet

Main entry: kick

Definition: kick a leg up

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