Kick - definition, pronunciation, transcription
the team's kicking was excellent
- informal terms for objecting (syn: beef, bitch, gripe, squawk)
- the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him
- thrash about or strike out with the feet
- strike with the foot
- spring back, as from a forceful thrust (syn: kick back, recoil)
The attacker kicked him in the stomach.
She lost her temper and kicked over the box.
He kicked the ball into the goal.
She kicked the ball to me.
The policeman kicked the door open.
The baby kicked his legs in the air.
The swimming instructor reminded the children to kick their legs as they swam.
The baby kicked with pleasure.
He kicked the winning field goal.
When he was 25, he kicked his cocaine habit and went back to school.
He gave me a kick in the leg.
If you give the machine a little kick, it should start working again.
He kicked him in the stomach.
He kicked open the door.
The moose began kicking with her front legs.
kick around — be around; be alive or active
kick back — pay a kickback; make an illegal payment
kick in — enter a particular state
kick off — commence officially
kick out — force to leave or move out
kick up — raising the feet backward with the hands on the ground; a first movement in doing a handstand
present participle: kicking
past tense: kicked
past participle: kicked