Definition of kiki
1. kick [ v ] drive or propel with the foot, as in sports such as footballUsed in print:
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
That 's because he already has kicked 14 extra_points in 15 tries .
Moritz was bothered during the first two games this year by a pulled muscle in the thigh of his right ( kicking ) leg and , as a result , several of his successful conversions have gone barely far enough .
He kicked several while playing at Stamford_High_School , including one that beat Anson , 3 - 0 , in a 1953 district game .
`` I kicked about 110 extra_points in 135 tries during three years in high_school '' , he said , `` and made 26 in_a_row at one time .
I never did miss one in a playoff_game - I kicked about 20 in the five playoff_games my last two years '' .Synonyms kick Related Terms propel punt drop-kick volley dropkick dropkick place-kick sport kicker move
2. kick [ v ] thrash about or strike out with the feetUsed in print:
(Bonnie Prudden, "The Dancer and the Gymnast"...)
After this has become easy , use slower and slower rhythms , kicking higher and higher .
Follow this by crossing from one corner of the room to the other on_all_fours , kicking as high as possible .
Drop both hands to the floor and at_the_same_time kick the right foot up in back .
Eventually the class will be able to kick up high enough so_that the teacher can catch the leading leg .
(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
All they could think_of was to run_around in circles , kicking their legs out .Synonyms kick Related Terms move
3. kick [ v ] strike with the foot
Examples: "The boy kicked the dog" "Kick the door down"
(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
When a witness at court was asked if he had been kicked in the ensuing rumpus , he replied , `` No , it was in the stomach '' .Synonyms kick Related Terms hit scuff boot oust kick_up kick_in kick_in
4. kick [ n ] the act of delivering a blow with the foot
Examples: "he gave the ball a powerful kick" "the team's kicking was excellent"
(Peter Field, Rattlesnake Ridge....)
A single kick made it spring open , shuddering .
(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
I drew_back , drawing_back my foot for a kick .Synonyms kick kicking boot Related Terms blow place_kick goal-kick dropkick punt goal-kick
5. kick [ n ] the swift release of a store of affective force
Examples: "they got a great bang out of it" "what a boot!" "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin" "he does it for kicks"
(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Although he never gets to play while the clock is running , he gets a big kick - several every Saturday , in_fact - out of football .Synonyms thrill kick flush charge rush boot bang Related Terms exhilaration exhilarate agitate
6. kick [ v ] make a goal
Examples: "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
7. kick [ n ] the backward jerk of a gun when it is firedSynonyms kick recoil Related Terms movement kick_back
8. kick [ v ] stop consuming
Examples: "kick a habit"
9. kick [ n ] informal terms for objecting
Examples: "I have a gripe about the service here"
10. kick [ v ] spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Examples: "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
11. kick [ v ] express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Examples: "My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"
12. kick [ n ] the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
Examples: "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
13. kick [ v ] kick a leg upSynonyms kick Related Terms dance
14. kick [ n ] a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics
Examples: "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements" "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
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