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Definition of "kicks" []

  • To drive or impel with the foot (verb)
  • To hit with the foot or feet (verb)
  • To strike out or thrash about with the feet, as in fighting or swimming (verb)
  • To raise a leg high, as in dancing (verb)
  • (of a gun, etc) to recoil or strike in recoiling when fired (verb)
  • To make (a conversion or a drop goal) by means of a kick (verb)
  • To score (a goal) by means of a kicked conversion (verb)
  • To score (a goal) by a kick (verb)
  • To put on a sudden spurt (verb)
  • To make a sudden violent movement (verb)
  • (of a ball) to rear up sharply (verb)
  • To object or resist (verb)
  • To be active and in good health (esp in the phrase alive and kicking) (verb)
  • To change gear in (a car, esp a racing car) (verb)
  • To free oneself of (an addiction, etc) (verb)
  • A thrust or blow with the foot (noun)
  • Any of certain rhythmic leg movements used in swimming (noun)
  • The recoil of a gun or other firearm (noun)
  • A stimulating or exciting quality or effect (esp in the phrases get a kick out of or for kicks) (noun)
  • A sudden spurt, acceleration, or boost (noun)
  • A sudden violent movement (noun)
  • The sudden stimulating or intoxicating effect of strong alcoholic drink or certain drugs (noun)
  • Power or force (noun)
  • A temporary enthusiasm (noun)
  • Plural form of kick. (noun)

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  • (colloquial) Pleasures, thrills. (noun)
  • (colloquial) Shoes. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of kick. (verb)

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Use "kicks" in a sentence
  • "Toronto, but everyone gets to enjoy the festivities as the label kicks off an east-to-west tour starting tomorrow."
  • "The do-or-die match for the title kicks-off at 7.00 PM."
  • "An echo-y repetition of the title kicks off "Wrong.""