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Kick 1

Definition: To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.

Kick 2

Definition: To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.

Kick 3

Definition: To recoil; said of a musket, cannon, etc.

Kick 4

Definition: A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust with the foot.

Kick 5

Definition: The projection on the tang of the blade of a pocket knife, which prevents the edge of the blade from striking the spring. See Illust. of Pocketknife.

Kick 6

Definition: A projection in a mold, to form a depression in the surface of the brick.

Kick 7

Definition: The recoil of a musket or other firearm, when discharged.

kick 8

Definition: the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team''s kicking was excellent"

kick 9

Definition: 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"

kick 10

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

kick 11

Definition: informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"

kick 12

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

kick 13

Definition: 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"

kick 14

Definition: express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

kick 15

Definition: make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

kick 16

Definition: stop consuming; "kick a habit"

kick 17

Definition: strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"

kick 18

Definition: spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"

kick 19

Definition: drive or propel with the foot

kick 20

Definition: thrash about or strike out with the feet

kick 21

Definition: kick a leg up


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