kicking kicking n. The act of delivering a blow with the foot.

Syn: kick, boot. [WordNet 1.5]

{alive and kicking} alive and vigorously active. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • kicking — 1. adjective a) (often kickin) Terrific, great (of clothes) smart, fashionable. A kicking pair of jeans. b) Alive, active (especially in the phrase alive and kicking) still kicking at 89 2. noun …   Wiktionary

  • kicking — /ˈkɪkɪŋ/ (say kiking) verb 1. present participle of kick. –phrase Colloquial 2. alive and kicking, in good health and active. {Phrase Origin: ? from a fishmonger s call advertising the freshness of the goods} 3. be kicking along, to be coping… …   Australian English dictionary

  • kicking — noun 1. the act of delivering a blow with the foot he gave the ball a powerful kick the team s kicking was excellent • Syn: ↑kick, ↑boot • Derivationally related forms: ↑kick, ↑boot ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kicking — Kick Kick (k[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kicked} (k[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Kicking}.] [W. cicio, fr. cic foot.] 1. To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog. [1913 Webster] He [Frederick the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kicking — adj Excellent, outstanding. That band was kicking! 1990s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • kicking — paspyrimas statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Kamuolio nubloškimas kojos smūgiu kiek toliau; netolimas kamuolio padavimas žaidėjui spyriu. atitikmenys: angl. kick; kicking vok. Fussstoss, m; Fusstritt, m rus. пинание …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • kicking — spyris statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Vienkartinis futbolo veiksmas – smūgis į kamuolį koja. atitikmenys: angl. kick; kicking vok. Hieb, m; Schlag, m; Schuss, m; Stoss, m; Tritt, m rus. удар …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • kicking — adj excellent, exciting, powerful. A vogue term of approbation of the later 1990s, probably deriving from the phrase (it) kicks the shit. ► The band was kickin and Christian was the hottest guy there. (Clueless, US film, 1995) …   Contemporary slang

  • kicking — adj. lively, active, very much alive (Slang) n. act of striking with the foot; act of making a thrusting movement with the foot kɪk n. strike or blow delivered by the foot; thrusting movement of the legs (as in swimming); recoil; power, strength …   English contemporary dictionary

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