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English definition of “kick”

kick

noun [C]
 
 
/kɪk/
HIT A2 the action of kicking something with your foot: He gave her a kick in the shins.Hitting against objects accidentally and collidingHitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
FEELING informal a special feeling of excitement and energy: She gets a kick out of performing live.Excitement, interest, energy and enthusiasm
→ See also free kick, a kick in the teeth
(Definition of kick noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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