Definitions of kick

  1. To strike with the foot; recoil, as a firearm.
  2. To object; complain.
  3. To strike, thrust, or hit violently with the foot; as, a horse kicks a groom; a man kicks a dog.
  4. To strike with he foot.
  5. To hit with the foot.
  6. Resist; spring back.
  7. To thrust out the foot with violence: to show opposition.
  8. express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; " My mother complains all day"; " She has a lot to kick about"
  9. kick a leg up
  10. make a goal; " He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
  11. thrash about or strike out with the feet
  12. To strike with the foot; to strike backwards or upwards; to thrust out the foot or feet with violence; to manifest opposition; to resist; to recoil.
  13. To strike with the foot; to thrust out the foot with violence; to show opposition.
  14. 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"
  15. the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink ( or certain drugs); " a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
  16. 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"
  17. strike with the foot; " The boy kicked the dog"; " Kick the door down"
  18. drive or propel with the foot
  19. A blow with the foot or feet; a striking or thrust with the foot.
  20. 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.
  21. A projection in a mold, to form a depression in the surface of the brick.
  22. The recoil of a musket or other firearm, when discharged.
  23. A blow with the foot; a spring backward.
  24. A blow with the foot.
  25. To strike with, or fling out, the foot.
  26. The recoil of a firearm.
  27. A blow with the foot; a thrust of the foot; recoil.