salt lick, lick(noun)
a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
touching with the tongue
"the dog's laps were warm and wet"
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)
(boxing) a blow with the fist
"I gave him a clout on his nose"
jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, slug, dawdler, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking
cream, bat, clobber, drub, thrash, lick(verb)
beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
"We licked the other team on Sunday!"
bat, jactitate, clobber, puzzle out, toss, drub, thrash, solve, work, skim off, convulse, slam, slash, thrash about, mosh, work out, flutter, slam dance, lap, baste, cream, batter, lap up, skim, thresh, cream off, figure out, thresh about, flail, lam
pass the tongue over
"the dog licked her hand"
solve, work out, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work(verb)
find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of
"did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
influence, knead, turn, operate, act, shape, lap up, bat, cream, work out, run, function, put to work, figure, elaborate, forge, clear, make, drub, figure out, form, compute, mould, sour, calculate, solve, work, exploit, go, play, work up, make for, mold, bring, clobber, thrash, reckon, act upon, do work, process, crop, exercise, resolve, ferment, cultivate, work on, cypher, lap, cipher, wreak, puzzle out
lap, lap up, lick(verb)
take up with the tongue
"The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"
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How to use lick in a sentence?
If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home from us in peace. We seek not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you and may posterity forget that ye were once our countrymen.
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
The drama of pandemic has exposed largely three types of people : 1) Those who lick the boots of politics to get quick big position and fake celebrities doing some promotion. 2) Those who are wielding stick and using dirty trick to fleece money from the common public 3) Those who are mentally sick or weak and these fools enjoy covering mouth with masks and their number is terrific.
I've been dreaming about this. The first thing I would do is go to a samba and hug my friends. I would even lick the beer that drips on the counter.
Asses with two feet who can play dirty office politics and lick the boots of their seniors and bosses gets often the promotion and high position in the private organization.
Translations for lick
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- لعق, لحسArabic
- ལྡག་པTibetan Standard
- llepar, llepadaCatalan, Valencian
- besiegen, Lecken, schlagenGerman
- derrotar, bofeton; golpazo, lamedura, lamer, vencer, lamberSpanish
- noolima, lakkumaEstonian
- لیس, لیسیدنPersian
- klaarata, nuolla, pieksääFinnish
- défaire, vaincre, léchage, lécherFrench
- imlichScottish Gaelic
- լպստել, լիզելArmenian
- 負かす, 舐める, 舐ぶるJapanese
- 핥음, 핥다Korean
- lambō, lingōLatin
- лиже, лижење, лизMacedonian
- likken, likDutch
- lizanie, lizaćPolish
- lambida, lamberPortuguese
- лиза́ние, победи́ть, лиза́ть, побежда́тьRussian
- njoallutNorthern Sami
- liznuti, лизнути, lizati, лизатиSerbo-Croatian
- lizati, polizatiSlovene
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