What does kicking mean?

Definitions for kicking
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, kickingnoun

    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"

  2. kick, boot, kickingnoun

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

    "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

Wiktionary

  1. kickingnoun

    The action of the verb to kick.

    In boxing, kicking one's opponent is not allowed.

  2. kickingnoun

    A violent assault involving repeated kicks.

    The bullies pushed the boy over and gave him a kicking.

  3. kickingadjective

    (often kickin') Terrific, great (of clothes) smart, fashionable.

  4. kickingadjective

    Alive, active (especially in the phrase alive and kicking)

    still kicking at 89

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kicking

    of Kick

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    Rank popularity for the word 'kicking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4693

How to pronounce kicking?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicking in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kicking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of kicking in a Sentence

  1. John A. Rassias:

    Language is a living, kicking, growing, flitting, evolving reality, and the teacher should spontaneously reflect its vibrant and protean qualities.

  2. Kathy Griffin:

    I am kicking the hornet’s nest, as much as I can, i think it’s important to lean into the controversy because I know so much more about it now. I think now enough time has passed where people are starting to see the ridiculousness of what happened to me, and they’re seeing other people that Trump has done it [too].

  3. Cat Ping:

    Jeb Bush might be a good candidate because he comes from that family background of kicking butt and taking names.

  4. Rajeev Sadanandan:

    The other two are alive and kicking. Their blood is totally clear of the Nipah virus.

  5. Lupita Nyong ' o:

    I'm looking forward to kicking some ass.

Images & Illustrations of kicking

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
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