kicking

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA: US: /ˈkɪk.ɪŋ/,[ˈkɪk.n̩]

Adjective[edit]

kicking

  1. (slang) (often kickin') Terrific, great (of clothes) smart, fashionable.
    a kicking pair of jeans
    a kicking party
  2. (slang) Alive, active (especially in the phrase alive and kicking)
    still kicking at 89

Noun[edit]

kicking (plural kickings)

  1. The action of the verb to kick.
    In boxing, kicking one's opponent is not allowed.
  2. A violent assault involving repeated kicks.
    The bullies pushed the boy over and gave him a kicking.

Verb[edit]

kicking

  1. Present participle of kick.

Derived terms[edit]