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. 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.

  2. Liz Throssell:

    One of these videos, which emerged on 9 June, shows four men kneeling with their hands tied behind their backs who are shot dead as al-Werfalli watches, the latest video, which was posted on social media this month, seems to shows LNA fighters kicking and taunting prisoners, while al-Werfalli is apparently heard accusing two men who have their hands tied behind their backs of belonging to terrorist groups.

  3. Patrick Leahy:

    We had a couple of members in both parties who were all' oh Patrick Leahy didn't talk to us.' It was irrelevant. We went in there and Patrick Leahy had from the most conservative to the most liberal( members), kicking ideas back and forth. And the seriousness of what we were doing, Patrick Leahy could feel it settle in... and we ended up getting procedures.

  4. Torunn Sinclair:

    Every Democrat who votes for this bill is kicking the middle class in the teeth with massive tax hikes and increased IRS harassment. It will cost them re-election.

  5. Erin Bromage:

    Soccer, not with a scrimmage -- you don't want to be bring people close together, but kicking a ball on the ground from one side of the yard to the other, there's not really an issue with that.

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