• A hit or strike with the leg, foot or knee.
  • The action of swinging a foot or leg.
  • Something that tickles the fancy; something fun or amusing.
  • The removal of a person from an online activity.
  • Any bucking motion of an object that lacks legs or feet.
  • Piquancy.
  • A stimulation provided by an intoxicating substance.
  • A pass played by kicking with the foot.
  • The distance traveled by kicking the ball.
  • A recoil of a gun.
  • Pocket.
  • An increase in speed in the final part of a running race.
  • Synonym of kicker


  • From Middle English kiken, from Old Norse kikna and keikja (compare Old Norse keikr), from Proto-Germanic *kaikaz, of uncertain origin. Perhaps from Proto-Germanic *kī-, *kij-, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵeyH-. Compare also Dutch kijken, Middle Low German kīken. See keek.
  • Shortening of kick the bucket.
  • Shortening of kick ass

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