Noun Definition

kick

1.Definition: 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"

Category: General

2.Definition: informal terms for objecting

Related Noun(s):squawk, beef, gripe

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of delivering a blow with the foot

"He gave the ball a powerful kick", "The team's kicking was excellent"

Related Noun(s):boot

Category: General

4.Definition: the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

Related Noun(s):recoil

Category: General

5.Definition: the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)

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

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):thrill, rush, boot, charge, bang, flush

Category: Feelings