informal to eject or dismiss
basketball (of a player who has dribbled towards the basket) to pass the ball to a player further away from the basket
basketball an instance of kicking out the ball
(in Gaelic football) a free kick to restart play after a goal or after the ball has gone out of play
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How to use kick out in a sentence
Eventually, Weirich had to kick out her jacuzzi and plants from her sunroom, where she now holds court.
They see this, and they want to take over the business and kick out the westerners.
My father was not inclined to stay on, but he thought we might get a kick out of it.
Seaman got a kick out of his job, taking special pleasure in the arbitrary deployment of his powers.Bullying Israeli Government Flack Sparks Diplomatic Row—Among Other Concerns | Noga Tarnopolsky | August 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
I think she gets a kick out of how much the press talks about it.
The latter trod on the toes of the former, whereupon the former threatened to "kick out of the cabin" the latter.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
The stone whizzed, and striking the horse on the hind quarters, caused that quadruped to kick out wildly.The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley | Bertram Mitford
There is no moon now, and it will be dark as pitch, so that if we kick out his lantern he would be unable to follow us.Condemned as a Nihilist | George Alfred Henty
You always begin to shy and kick out like one of those old mules when I begin talking to you like this.!Tention | George Manville Fenn
He started the motor again, twisted the steering wheel, and the legs began to kick out.The Motor Boys in the Clouds | Clarence Young
Other Idioms and Phrases with kick out
Also, boot out. Throw out, dismiss, especially ignominiously. For example, George said they'd been kicked out of the country club, or The owner booted them out of the restaurant for being loud and disorderly. This idiom alludes to expelling someone with a kick in the pants. [Late 1600s]
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