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a movement of your foot or leg, usually to hit something with your foot:
Brazil scored with the last kick of the match.
Rory aimed a kick at her leg and missed.
kung fu kicks
If the door won't open just give it a good kick.
the act of kicking the ball in a sports game such as football, or the ball that is kicked and the direction it goes in:
Benjamin struck a post with an overhead kick.
something that you enjoy because it is exciting [= thrill]
get a kick out of/from (doing) something
Gerald gets a kick out of dressing as a woman.
give somebody a kick
It gives her a kick to get you into trouble.
do something (just) for kicks
She used to steal from shops for kicks.
criticism or strong encouragement to make someone do something they should have done:
What Phil needs is a good kick up the arse.
something that is very disappointing or upsetting that happens when you need support:
This broken promise is a real kick in the teeth for our fans.
used to talk about the strong effect of a drink or drug or the strong taste that some food has:
The wine had a real kick.