hash over, argue the pros and cons, go over, thresh out or over.
kick in Slang, contribute, give, put in, Inf. chip in, SI. shell out, Inf. fork out; produce, pay or pay up, Inf. ante up, hand over, SI. cough up, come up or through with.
6. kick off a. Slang, die, SI. kick the bucket, SI. kick, pass away or on, give up the ghost,
b. Informal, initiate, start, begin, start the ball rolling, break ground, lay the first stone.
kick out Informal, eject, oust, expel, remove, SI. give the bum's rush; get rid of, force out, thrust out, push out, SI. boot out, Inf. throw out or out on one's ear, toss out, turn out; dismiss, discharge, show the door, SI. give the gate, send packing, send about one's business; fire, SI. give the boot, give [s.o.] his walking papers or pink slip, Inf give [s.o.] the ax, SI. sack, SI. can, SI. bounce.
8. kick up a. kick upward, drive upward, force upward, push upward,
b. raise or make a fuss, cause a scene, make a row, create a disturbance, Inf. raise a ruckus, kick up a storm, SI. raise Cain. -n. 9. kick, boot; Football, punt, drop kick, place kick; (all of the foot) stroke, blow, hit, tap. 10. potency, strength, harshness, sharpness, pungency, piquancy; bite, nip, tang, spiciness, hotness, pepperiness; zip, zing, punch. 11. recoil, backlash, reaction, rebound, resilement, return. 12. Informal, objection, protest, protestation, remonstrance, remonstration, opposition, recalcitration; complaint, grievance, grumble, Inf. grouse, SI. beef, Inf. gripe, SI. bitch. 13. vigor, vim, energy, Inf. punch, vitality, life, bounce, SI. snap; zest, enthusiasm, sparkle, vivacity, liveliness, verve, animation, Inf. ginger. 14. Slang, thrill, excitement, SI. charge, U.S. SI. rush, U.S. SI. bang; enjoyment, pleasure, fun, amusement.
kickback, n. Informal, percentage, share, cut, commission; bribe, graft, Inf. payola, Inf. plugola, Inf. hush money, Inf. protection or protection money, SI. boodle; reward, gift, pay, payment, payoff; remuneration, recompense, compensation,
kickoff, n. 1. Ice Hockey, face-off, Basketball. jump ball.
2. Informal, initial stage, beginning, debut, start, outset, commencement, first step,
kicker, n. Slang, rub, hitch, snag, fly in the ointment, catch, Inf. fine print, trick, snare, trap, SI. hooker; disadvantage, drawback, liability, handicap, weakness, weak spot, flaw, defect, fault, minus; inconvenience, trouble, problem, difficulty, pain in the neck; stumbling block, impediment, hindrance, obstacle, barrier, hurdle.
kid1, n. 1. doeling, young or baby goat; goat, ibex; doe, nanny goat, nanny, nan, she-goat; buck, ram, billy goat, billy, he-goat.
2. kidskin, goatskin, doeskin, leather, tanned hide or skin, hide skin; doeskins, kid gloves, leather gloves.
3. Informal, child, youngster, youth, youngling, young one, moppet, tyke, Inf. kiddy, Archaic, childe, Usu. Offensive, pickaninny; son, daughter, Scot. and North Eng. bairn; juvenile, adolescent, teenager, SI. chavey, Scot. wain; girl, little girl, lass, lassie, Irish Eng. colleen, miss, Inf. missy, Inf. junior miss, Inf. chicken; boy, little boy, lad, stripling, sprig, junior, Inf. shaver, Scot. and North Eng. callant, Both Irish Eng. spaleen, gossoon; brat, imp, urchin, gamin, whippersnapper, SI. punk, Contemptible, whelp; tomboy, gamine, hoyden; shrimp, wisp, Inf. small fry, Inf. squirt; tot, toddler, tiny tot, U.S. Inf. tad, preschooler; puppy, pup, cub, kitten, chit, chick, lambkin; baby, babe, infant, newborn, neonate, papoose, suckling, nursling, weanling, cherub, innocent, Fr. enfant, It. bambino.