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- Kicking as a Noun
- Definitions of "Kicking" as a noun
- Synonyms of "Kicking" as a noun (2 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Kicking" as a noun
- Kicking as an Adjective
- Definitions of "Kicking" as an adjective
- Synonyms of "Kicking" as an adjective (10 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Kicking" as an adjective
- Associations of "Kicking" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Kicking” are: in fashion, in vogue, voguish, popular, up to date, up to the minute, modern, all the rage, modish, trendsetting, boot, kick
Kicking as a Noun
Definitions of "Kicking" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “kicking” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The act of delivering a blow with the foot.
- An assault in which the victim is kicked repeatedly.
- A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics.
Synonyms of "Kicking" as a noun (2 Words)
|boot||A covering to protect the lower part of a horse’s leg.|
He got a boot in the stomach.
|kick||Chiefly in rugby a player of specified kicking ability.|
He does it for kicks.
Usage Examples of "Kicking" as a noun
- The swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him.
- They gave him a good kicking.
- The team's kicking was excellent.
Kicking as an Adjective
Definitions of "Kicking" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “kicking” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- Lively and exciting.
Synonyms of "Kicking" as an adjective (10 Words)
|all the rage||Completely given to or absorbed by.|
|in fashion||Holding office.|
|in vogue||Holding office.|
|modern||Belonging to the modern era since the Middle Ages.|
Matisse s contribution to modern art.
|modish||In the current fashion or style.|
It seems sad that such a scholar should feel compelled to use this modish jargon.
|popular||Representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large.|
|trendsetting||Initiating or popularizing a trend.|
|up to date||Being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.|
|up to the minute||Getting higher or more vigorous.|
|voguish||Elegant and stylish.|
He wore the costume of an art dealer from some voguish New York hangout of the late sixties.
Usage Examples of "Kicking" as an adjective
- Their seriously kicking debut, ‘Paradise.
Associations of "Kicking" (30 Words)
|amusement||The state or experience of finding something funny.|
We looked with amusement at our horoscopes.
|amusing||Arousing or provoking laughter.|
An amusing fellow.
|biting||(of wit or criticism) harsh or cruel.|
He leant forward to protect himself against the biting wind.
|boot||Kick give a boot to.|
Boot your computer.
|entertaining||Providing amusement or enjoyment.|
Films should be entertaining.
|exhilaration||A feeling of excitement, happiness, or elation.|
They felt the exhilaration of victory.
|fun||A source of fun.|
She asked for money and then the fun began.
|funny||Arousing or provoking laughter.|
There was something funny going on.
|glad||Feeling happy appreciation.|
Glad to help.
|happy||Used in greetings.|
I can t say they looked too happy about it but a deal s a deal.
Hilarious broad comedy.
|humor||The trait of appreciating and being able to express the humorous.|
She didn t appreciate my humor.
|humorous||Having or showing a sense of humour.|
A humorous and entertaining talk.
|humour||The ability to express humour or amuse other people.|
Her good humour vanished.
|interesting||Arousing or holding the attention.|
It will be very interesting to see what they come up with.
|jocular||Characterized by jokes and good humor.|
His voice was jocular.
|joke||Tell a joke speak humorously.|
She was in a mood to tell jokes.
|jolly||Full of or showing high-spirited merriment.|
He was a jolly man full of jokes.
|jovial||Full of or showing high-spirited merriment- Wordsworth.|
A jovial old gentleman.
|laugh||A facial expression characteristic of a person laughing.|
She decided to play along with him for a laugh.
|laughing||Showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness.|
|lively||Quick and energetic.|
This whole lively world.
|merry||(of an occasion or season) characterized by festivity and enjoyment.|
Have a merry Christmas.
|pleasure||A formal expression.|
The touch of his fingers gave her such pleasure.
|quirky||Having or characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits or aspects.|
Her sense of humour was decidedly quirky.
|repartee||Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies.|
Quick fire repartee.
|slapstick||Acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone.|
|tickle||Touch or stroke lightly.|
Dad gave my chin a little tickle.
|vivacious||Attractively lively and animated (typically used of a woman.|
A charming and vivacious hostess.
|witticism||A witty remark.|
Maurice roared with laughter at his own witticisms.