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Synonyms for kickkɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, boot, kicking(noun)

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

    "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

    Synonyms:
    iron boot, charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, the boot, gripe, iron heel, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  2. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick(noun)

    the swift release of a store of affective force

    "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

    Synonyms:
    iron boot, peak, recoil, strike, haste, accusation, thrill, shudder, blossom, commission, electric charge, prime, squawk, belt, explosive charge, blush, fringe, smash, care, hit, knock, bam, complaint, bloom, gripe, heraldic bearing, billing, cathexis, clap, the boot, tutelage, hot flash, eruption, boot, efflorescence, outpouring, bursting charge, smasher, armorial bearing, guardianship, direction, rosiness, kicking, quiver, chill, charge, upsurge, heyday, rushing, frisson, bearing, spate, hurry, tingle, flower, flush, bitch, bang, bash, blast, rush, shiver, burster, iron heel, mission, gush, surge, beef

  3. recoil, kick(noun)

    the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

    Synonyms:
    charge, rebound, repercussion, kicking, squawk, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, backlash, boot, thrill, flush, bitch, beef

  4. gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk(noun)

    informal terms for objecting

    "I have a gripe about the service here"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, cunt, rush, beef cattle, bang, recoil, boeuf, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  5. kick(noun)

    the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)

    "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  6. kick, kicking(verb)

    a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics

    "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"

    Synonyms:
    charge, squawk, beef, kicking, rush, bang, recoil, gripe, boot, thrill, flush, bitch

  7. kick(verb)

    drive or propel with the foot

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  8. kick(verb)

    thrash about or strike out with the feet

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  9. kick(verb)

    strike with the foot

    "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  10. kick(verb)

    kick a leg up

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  11. kick back, recoil, kick(verb)

    spring back, as from a forceful thrust

    "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    rebound, sound off, kick back, quail, spring, flinch, funk, plain, squinch, ricochet, cringe, give up, bounce, backlash, kvetch, wince, quetch, recoil, backfire, resile, complain, reverberate, take a hop, shrink, bound

  12. kick, give up(verb)

    stop consuming

    "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"

    Synonyms:
    spare, allow, abandon, forfeit, vacate, release, resign, forgo, throw in, kvetch, surrender, part with, fall by the wayside, lay off, waive, throw overboard, quetch, dispense with, recoil, give up, stop, sound off, relinquish, throw in the towel, plain, deliver, renounce, cease, chuck up the sponge, complain, discontinue, kick back, drop out, free, drop by the wayside, forego, quit, cede

  13. kick(verb)

    make a goal

    "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, complain, kick back, sound off

  14. complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch(verb)

    express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness

    "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

    Synonyms:
    recoil, plain, kvetch, quetch, give up, strike up, kick back, animadvert, complain, speak out, sound off, opine, speak up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. kick

    Synonyms:
    calcitrate, rebel, resist, spurn

    Antonyms:
    caress, soothe, flatter, obey, yield

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

lower, socket, whoop, bottom

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