Definition of kicks

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • kicks is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 15
  • kicks is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 15
  • kicks is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 16

Definition of kicks


  • the act of delivering a blow with the foot (noun)

    Examples

    1. he gave the ball a powerful kick
    2. the team's kicking was excellent

    Synonyms

    1. boot
    2. kicking
  • express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness (verb)

    Examples

    1. She has a lot to kick about

    Synonyms

    1. complain
    2. kvetch
    3. plain
    4. quetch
    5. sound off
  • stop consuming (verb)

    Examples

    1. kick a habit

    Synonyms

    1. give up
  • informal terms for objecting (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. beef
    2. bitch
    3. gripe
    4. squawk
  • spring back, as from a forceful thrust (verb)

    Examples

    1. The gun kicked back into my shoulder

    Synonyms

    1. kick back
    2. recoil
  • the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. recoil
  • a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics (noun)

    Examples

    1. the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements
    2. the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him

    Synonyms

    1. kicking
  • the swift release of a store of affective force (noun)

    Examples

    1. he does it for kicks

    Synonyms

    1. bang
    2. boot
    3. charge
    4. flush
    5. rush
    6. thrill
  • drive or propel with the foot (verb)
  • kick a leg up (verb)
  • make a goal (verb)

    Examples

    1. He kicked the extra point after touchdown
  • strike with the foot (verb)

    Examples

    1. The boy kicked the dog
  • the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs) (noun)

    Examples

    1. a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick
  • thrash about or strike out with the feet (verb)

See definition of kicks in Merriam Webster

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