Kick around - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkɪk əˈraʊnd|
Brit.  |ˈkɪk əˈraʊnd|

verb

- be around; be alive or active (syn: kick about, knock about)
Does the old man still kick around?
- treat badly; abuse
They won't have me to kick around any more!
- discuss lightly (syn: bandy)

Extra examples

He kicked about a good deal before settling down.

The committee kicked your suggestion about for over an hour before deciding that they could not accept it.

...the board spent the afternoon kicking around the feasibility of opening an overseas office...

...I really can't do much but kick around at work until I get the rest of the submissions....

Does the old man still kick around?

They won't have me to kick around any more!

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