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1. kick [ v ] drive or propel with the foot, as in sports such as football

Used 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 feet

Used 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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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"

Synonyms kick Related Terms score drop-kick place-kick football

7. kick [ n ] the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

Synonyms kick recoil Related Terms movement kick_back

8. kick [ v ] stop consuming
Examples: "kick a habit"

Synonyms kick Related Terms forgo

9. kick [ n ] informal terms for objecting
Examples: "I have a gripe about the service here"

Synonyms gripe bitch beef squawk kick Related Terms objection complain gripe

10. kick [ v ] spring back, as from a forceful thrust
Examples: "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"

Synonyms kick_back kick recoil Related Terms bounce recoil

11. kick [ v ] express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Examples: "My mother complains all day" "She has a lot to kick about"

Synonyms complain sound_off plain quetch kvetch kick Related Terms cheer protest murmur grouch nag rail deplore report gripe bleat backbite whine repine gripe complaint

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"

Synonyms kick Related Terms stimulation

13. kick [ v ] kick a leg up

Synonyms 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"

Synonyms kicking kick Related Terms motion swimming_kick

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