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"
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"
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
the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk(noun)
informal terms for objecting
"I have a gripe about the service here"
the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
"a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
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"
drive or propel with the foot
thrash about or strike out with the feet
strike with the foot
"The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"
kick a leg up
kick back, recoil, kick(verb)
spring back, as from a forceful thrust
"The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
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
kick, give up(verb)
"kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
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
make a goal
"He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
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"
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- cop de peu, puntada de peuCatalan, Valencian
- kopnout, kopCzech
- sparke, sparkDanish
- kicken, treten, schießenGerman
- coz, patada, patear, puntapiéSpanish
- لگد زدن, لگدPersian
- potku, potkia, potkaistaFinnish
- coup de pied, botter, kickerFrench
- breabScottish Gaelic
- בעיטה, העיף, בעטHebrew
- sparka í, sparka út af, sparka út, spark, sparkaIcelandic
- colpo di piede, calcio, calciare, piedataItalian
- 발 차기Korean
- شهق, لهقه, شهق لێدانKurdish
- conscindo pedibus, conscindo calcibus, conscindeo calcibusLatin
- spardyti, spirti, spardytis, spyrisLithuanian
- spārdīt, spārdīties, spert, spēriensLatvian
- schoppen, stamp, trappen, schop, kick, trap, stampenDutch
- sparkNorwegian Nynorsk
- sparke, sparkNorwegian
- kopać, wykop, kopnięciePolish
- chute, chutarPortuguese
- пнуть, лягаться, пинок, лягнуть, пинаться, лягать, пинатьRussian
- brca, brcnitiSlovene
- rahaSouthern Sotho
- kick, spark, sparkaSwedish
- తాపు, తన్నుTelugu
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