What does kicker mean?

Definitions for kicker
ˈkɪk ərkick·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kickernoun

    a player who kicks the football


  1. Kickernoun

    Hence: An unforeseen added expense or additional cost; as, the printer was cheap, but the special paper it needed was an expensive kicker.


  1. kickernoun

    One who kicks.

  2. kickernoun

    One who takes kicks.

  3. kickernoun

    The kicking strap.

  4. kickernoun

    An outboard motor.

  5. kickernoun

    An unexpected situation or detail.

    John wants to climb the wall, but the kicker is that it is thirty feet tall.

  6. kickernoun

    An enticement for investors, e.g. warranty added to the investment contract.

  7. kickernoun

    An unpaired card which is part of a pair, two pair, or three of a kind poker hand.

    Jill's hand was two pair, aces and sevens, with a king kicker.

  8. kickernoun

    A particular type of resident of Texas who is associated with country/western attire, attitudes and/or philosophy.

  9. kickernoun

    The last paragraph or two of a story.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Kickernoun

    One who strikes with his foot.

    Etymology: from kick.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kickernoun

    one who, or that which, kicks


  1. Kicker

    kicker Sportmagazin is Germany's leading sports magazine and is focused primarily on football. The magazine was founded in 1920 by German football pioneer Walther Bensemann and is published twice a week, usually Monday and Thursday, in Nuremberg. The Monday edition sells an average of 240,000 copies, while the Thursday edition has an average circulation of about 220,000 copies. The magazine also publishes a yearbook, the kicker Almanach. It was first published from 1937 to 1942, and then continuously from 1959 to date.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Kicker

    An Americanism for one who at a public meeting objects to a proposal.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicker in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of kicker in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Grehan:

    The price that KMG paid for its debt is what really got people excited -- that gave a significant kicker to many funds that were invested.

  2. Carli Lloyd:

    I know that there's probably some players and people and everybody around the globe thinking this is the craziest thing, but then I also see it from the one perspective of maybe this is kind of something that's going to break down some barriers and give people, women especially, the confidence to know that maybe they can be a part of any NFL team as a kicker.

  3. Hunter Biden:

    This isn't a game. It's deadly serious. The United States can not afford to have a president who will abuse whatever power is available to President Donald Trump to get re-elected. The United States's what The United States's all about, and here's the kicker : The people around The President knew that what The President was doing was wrong -- profoundly wrong. So what did they try to do ? They tried to cover The United States up by hiding the evidence.

  4. Ivan Glasenberg:

    The world was bearish in 2003, and then suddenly the big kicker came. We had weak commodity prices and within two, three months, suddenly the market turned.

  5. Michael McCarthy:

    And there's a much-better-than-expected demand picture after the recent China and U.S. PMI numbers, along with a potential kicker from any U.S.-China trade agreement.

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