Definition of Kick turn

1. Noun. A standing turn made in skiing; one ski is raised to the vertical and pivoted backward to become parallel with the other ski but headed in the opposite direction and then the other ski is aligned with the first.

Generic synonyms: Turn, Turning

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kick Turn

kick someone when they are down
kick start
kick started
kick starter
kick starting
kick starts
kick the bucket
kick the can
kick the can down the road
kick the habit
kick the tires
kick the tires and light the fires
kick the tyres
kick the wheels
kick to the curb
kick turn (current term)
kick up
kick up a fuss
kick up one's heels
kick up the arse
kick upstairs
kick wheel
kick with the other foot

Literary usage of Kick turn

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Spalding's Winter Sports by James A. Cruikshank (1917)
"kick turn—First position. kick turn—Second position. kick turn—Third position. hickory. Some of the ski is of Northern Europe are made of elm, ..."

2. The Life of Wesley: And the Rise and Progress of Methodism by Robert Southey (1820)
"... You shall not in paradise wait, Old John never dreamt that he jeer'd ; r*o kick turn'd himself round, ..."

3. A Selection from the Writings, Prose, and Poetical, of the Late Henry W by Henry Whitelock Torrens, James Hume (1854)
"... Heaven-knows-how style of racing,— bolt, kick, turn, stop, and hug-the-rails. This time, the second heat—the brutes won't face the race-stand, but see! ..."

4. A New Way of Marking the Sounds of English Words Without Change of Spelling by Thomas Jarrett (1858)
"... drop ab rab trick sick lock clock rock frock crock melt pelt crab belt drab felt ack held rack urn crack burn ick spurn kick turn rick brick asp hasp 7. ..."

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