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Definition of "kick" []

  • To strike out with the foot or feet. (verb-intransitive)
  • Sports To score or gain ground by kicking a ball. (verb-intransitive)
  • Sports To punt in football. (verb-intransitive)
  • Sports To propel the body in swimming by moving the legs, as with a flutter kick or frog kick. (verb-intransitive)
  • To recoil: The powerful rifle kicked upon being fired. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kick" in a sentence
  • "*sidestep sidestep kick, *sidestep sidestep kick* Whoooo Hooo!"
  • "Secondly, Mother Nature can I hope you'll forgive the phrase kick our asses any time she decides to."
  • "I don't like changing the barrel, because then I have to re-sight the scope, and off the bench the kick is a real b! tch."