Definitions of kick:
- noun: the act of delivering a blow with the foot
Example: "He gave the ball a powerful kick"
- noun: a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics
Example: "The kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"
- noun: the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
Example: "A sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
- noun: informal terms for objecting
- noun: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
- noun: the swift release of a store of affective force
Example: "He does it for kicks"
- verb: kick a leg up
- verb: make a goal
Example: "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
- verb: stop consuming
Example: "Kick a habit"
- verb: strike with the foot
Example: "The boy kicked the dog"
- verb: drive or propel with the foot
- verb: thrash about or strike out with the feet
- verb: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Example: "She has a lot to kick about"
- verb: spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Example: "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
- name: A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #33512)
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