To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.
To thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to strike out with the foot or feet, as in defense or in bad temper; esp., to strike backward, as a horse does, or to have a habit of doing so. Hence, figuratively: To show ugly resistance, opposition, or hostility; to spurn.
To recoil; -- said of a musket, cannon, etc.
A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust with the foot.
The projection on the tang of the blade of a pocket knife, which prevents the edge of the blade from striking the spring. See Illust. of Pocketknife.
A projection in a mold, to form a depression in the surface of the brick.
The recoil of a musket or other firearm, when discharged.
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. Bruce Lee
A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. Emo Philips
All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month. Theodore Roosevelt
Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
kick in Afrikaans is skop
kick in Danish is sparke, spark
kick in Dutch is schoppen, trappen
kick in French is bottons, bottent, escabeau, bottez, botter
kick in Italian is calcio, pedata, sgambettare
kick in Norwegian is sparke, spark
kick in Swedish is kick, spark, sparka
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