Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Kick

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 33 answers for the crossword clue Kick. We last saw the 'Kick' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
  • The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
  • The backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
  • Strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"
  • Drive or propel with the foot
  • Kick a leg up
  • Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
  • Make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
  • Stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
  • Spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
  • Thrash about or strike out with the feet
  • The sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs); "a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"
  • Informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
  • The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ONA

VIM

An imaginative lively style (especially style of writing); "his writing conveys great energy"; "a remarkable muscularity of style"

4 Letters

BANG

The swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

BEEF

Cattle that are reared for their meat

BOOT

The act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"

DRUM

Small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise

JOLT

An abrupt spasmodic movement

MOAN

Indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The ancient door soughed when opened"

PUNT

(football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game"

RUSH

(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line; "the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"

ZEST

A tart spicy quality

5 Letters

BITCH

Female of any member of the dog family

FLUSH

Sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or modesty)

GRIPE

Complain; "What was he hollering about?"

OOMPH

Attractiveness to the opposite sex

PLAIN

Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"

6 Letters

CHARGE

A special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

GIVEUP

Put an end to a state or an activity; "Quit teasing your little brother"

GRIPE.

GROUSE

Popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet

KVETCH

(Yiddish) a nagging complaint

QUETCH

Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

RECOIL

A movement back from an impact

SQUAWK

Complain; "What was he hollering about?"

THRILL

Something that causes you to experience a sudden intense feeling or sensation; "the thrills of space travel"

7 Letters

KICKING

A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"

PROTEST

The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

SCISSOR

Cut with or as if with scissors

8 Letters

COMPLAIN

Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

KICKBACK

Spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"

SOUNDOFF

Express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"

13 Letters

GRATIFICATION

The act or an instance of satisfying

15 Letters

CHAMPAGNEEFFECT

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