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kicker

[ kik-er ]
/ ˈkɪk ər /
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noun
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Origin of kicker

First recorded in 1565–75; kick + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for kicker

kicker
/ (ˈkɪkə) /

noun
a person or thing that kicks
sport a player in a rugby or occasionally a soccer team whose task is to attempt to kick conversions, penalty goals, etc
US and Canadian slang a hidden and disadvantageous factor, such as a clause in a contract
informal any light outboard motor for propelling a boat
poker the highest unpaired card in a hand, used to decide the outcome of an otherwise tied round
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