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KK Pronunciation

〔 kIk 〕


〔 kik 〕

Overview of noun kick

The noun kick has 6 senses

  • kick, boot, kicking -- (the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent")

  • bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks")

  • recoil, kick -- (the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired)

  • gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk -- (informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here")

  • kick -- (the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick")

  • kick, kicking -- (a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him")

Overview of verb kick

The verb kick has 8 senses

  • kick -- (drive or propel with the foot)

  • kick -- (thrash about or strike out with the feet)

  • kick -- (strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down")

  • kick -- (kick a leg up)

  • kick back, recoil, kick -- (spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder")

  • kick, give up -- (stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol")

  • kick -- (make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown")

  • complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch -- (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about")