- strikingly or overwhelmingly tough, aggressive, powerful, or effective: He finally built himself a kick-ass computer.
Origin of kick-ass
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Examples from the Web for kick-ass
It not only had a kick-ass part, it was the first Israeli movie featuring a transgender character in a leading role.
Big Daddy, KICK-ASS Damon Macready (Nicolas Cage)—or “Big Daddy”—is a former NYPD detective turned vigilante hero.The 13 Coolest Movie Dads: ‘Taken,’ ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Die Hard,’ and More
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who portrayed the eponymous character in Kick-Ass, will play her brother, Quicksilver.
S.H.I.E.L.D. must have employed a kick-ass interior decorator.‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Premiere Wows (and Puzzles) Us
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September 25, 2013
The second book ends with Kick-Ass having just pushed The Mother Fucker off of a building after losing everything and escaping.Violence in ‘Kick-Ass 2’: the Comic Book vs. the Movie
August 19, 2013
Marcus got suspended from school and fought with his dad and wondered if he was good enough for his kick-ass girlfriend.Little Brother