adjective Date: 1966 providing a kick or thrill ; exciting; also excitingly fashionable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kicky — 1790, clever; showy, gaudy, from KICK (Cf. kick) (n.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Meaning full of thrills, providing kicks is from 1968 …   Etymology dictionary

  • kicky — [kik′ē] adj. kickier, kickiest Slang 1. fashionable; stylish 2. stimulating; exciting …   English World dictionary

  • kicky — mod. exciting and energetic. □ Man, what a kicky idea! □ She is a real kicky gal …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • kicky — I. ˈkikē adjective ( er/ est) 1. chiefly dialect : sassy, contrary 2. : likely to kick II. adjective : providing a kick or thrill : exciting …   Useful english dictionary

  • kicky — /kik ee/, adj., kickier, kickiest. Slang. pleasurably amusing or exciting: a kicky tune. [1780 90; KICK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • kicky — adj American exciting, stimulating, spirited. From the noun kick or kicks in the sense of excite ment, the word has taken on an extra nuance of up to date or modish. (The comparative and superlative forms are kickier and kickiest.) that kicky… …   Contemporary slang

  • kicky — adjective a) Lively, exciting, thrilling. b) Describing a wicket that causes the ball to sometimes kick (bounce unevenly) …   Wiktionary

  • kicky — adjective (kickier, kickiest) N. Amer. informal exciting or fashionable …   English new terms dictionary

  • kicky — kick•y [[t]ˈkɪk i[/t]] adj. kick•i•er, kick•i•est. Slang. cvb sts pleasurably amusing …   From formal English to slang

  • kicky — adj. appealing; fun; exciting …   English slang

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