What does kicking mean?

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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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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

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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. Beckham Sheiman:

    I got a glimpse of him and have never seen anything so small in my life, i did not know that a human could be that small and look like a human. He had a strong heartbeat, and he came out kicking like crazy. I'll never forget it. It was ironic, because his name is Beckham.

  2. Barack Obama:

    Hello, Facebook! I finally got my very own page, i'm kicking it off by inviting you to take a walk with me in my backyard - something I try to do at the end of the day before I head in for dinner.

  3. Mehcad Brooks:

    There have been women superheroes for a long time, but I think our society is getting ready to see it in prime time, i'm happy we're kicking the door down and glad to be a part of it. To empower women is long overdue.

  4. Walter Winchell:

    Remember that nobody will ever get ahead of you as long as he is kicking you in the seat of the pants.

  5. Harry S Truman:

    All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

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