Nearby words

  1. kibitka,
  2. kibitz,
  3. kibitzer,
  4. kiblah,
  5. kibosh,
  6. kick a habit,
  7. kick about,
  8. kick around,
  9. kick ass,
  10. kick back

Idioms

Origin of kick

1350–1400; Middle English kiken (v.); origin uncertain

Related formskick·a·ble, adjectivekick·less, adjectiveout·kick, verb (used with object)o·ver·kick, verb (used with object)

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British Dictionary definitions for kick

kick

/ (kɪk) /

verb

noun


Derived Formskickable, adjective

Word Origin for kick

C14 kiken, perhaps of Scandinavian origin

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Word Origin and History for kick
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Idioms and Phrases with kick

kick

In addition to the idioms beginning with kick

  • kick a habit
  • kick around
  • kick ass
  • kick back
  • kick in
  • kick in the pants, a
  • kick it
  • kick off
  • kick oneself
  • kick out
  • kick over the traces
  • kick the bucket
  • kick the habit
  • kick up
  • kick up a fuss
  • kick up one's heels
  • kick upstairs

also see:

  • alive and kicking
  • for fun (kicks)
  • get a bang (kick) out of
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