What does kicking mean?

Definitions for kicking
kick·ing

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. Jeff Bezos:

    Third-party sellers are kicking our first party butt. Badly.

  2. Dan Herbert:

    The school called the police because they were required to make a report, they lied. They said this kid was biting, scratching, kicking other kids. It didn't happen.

  3. Lauren Hill:

    I have hour spurts when I feel fine and I can walk normal and stuff, other hours, I’m wobbling. I feel like there’s somebody behind me kicking my legs out from underneath me. The whole tumor symptom thing is crazy. It’s unpredictable. It really messes with your life.

  4. Jimmy Walker:

    It was a great week, i think I learned a lot. I know it's such a cliché to say that kind of( stuff), but I feel like I learned. You've got to. You've to at least try to take something away from it instead of just kicking the dirt.

  5. Jon Whiten:

    Now the state can't even afford the anticipated first-year loss from the tax credits, and is looking at kicking the can even further down the road.

Images & Illustrations of kicking

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