Kicking

  • (noun): A rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics.
    Example: "The swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
    Synonyms: kick
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "kicking":

  • (noun): The act of delivering a blow with the foot.
    Example: "The team's kicking was excellent"
    Synonyms: kick, boot

Famous quotes containing the word kicking:

    All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. The violence of revolutions is the violence of men who charge into a vacuum.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)

    I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    Religion
    Has made an honest woman of the supernatural,
    And we won’t have it kicking over the traces again.
    Christopher Fry (b. 1907)