kicks

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Noun[edit]

kicks

  1. plural of kick
  2. (plural only, colloquial) Pleasures, thrills.
    • 1946, Bobby Troup (lyrics and music), “Route 66”, performed by Nat King Cole:
      Won't you get hip to this kindly tip / When you ride that California trip / Get your kicks on Route 66
    • 1996, Samuel Brittan, Capitalism with a human face, page 136:
      This is a common experience among drug addicts who need stronger and stronger doses to regain the old 'kicks'.
    • 2010, Theodore J. Kaczynski, David Skrbina, editor, Technological Slavery, page 385:
      They seek new kicks, new thrills, new adventures.
  3. (plural only, colloquial) Shoes.

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Verb[edit]

kicks

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of kick