What does kicking mean?

Definitions for kicking
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kicking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kick, kicking(noun)

    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, kicking(noun)

    the act of delivering a blow with the foot

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

Wiktionary

  1. kicking(Noun)

    The action of the verb to kick.

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

  2. kicking(Noun)

    A violent assault involving repeated kicks.

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

  3. kicking(Adjective)

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

  4. kicking(Adjective)

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

    still kicking at 89

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kicking

    of Kick

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce kicking?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say kicking in sign language?

  1. kicking

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. Deputy District Attorney Liz Rodriguez:

    All the defendants participated by punching and kicking Allen, when Hissom returned to help Allen, all six defendants disengaged and mercilessly beat Hissom to death.

  2. Bjorn Gunnarsson:

    We're ending the era of foreign demonstration voyages that were promoted by Russia. Now it seems that reality is kicking in, many projections of foreign interest were over-optimistic.

  3. John A. Rassias:

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

  4. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    It is possible for Congress to carefully consider the details of this agreement and to review all of the benefits associated with this agreement for states and communities all across the country without kicking the vote all the way to the lame duck period, there is no reason that we need to wait that long, and particularly when you consider the views that have been shared by some leaders in the business community about how important it is for this agreement to get implemented so that American workers and American businesses can start reaping the businesses.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Most of those people -- my family, extended family -- are not pro-choice. You think I'm kicking them out of the Democratic Party?

Images & Illustrations of kicking

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