Definition of Kicker

1. Noun. A player who kicks the football.

Specialized synonyms: Dropkicker, Place-kicker, Placekicker, Punter
Generic synonyms: Football Player, Footballer
Derivative terms: Kick

Definition of Kicker

1. n. One who, or that which, kicks.

Definition of Kicker

1. Noun. One who kicks. ¹

2. Noun. (sports) One who takes kicks. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) The kicking strap. ¹

4. Noun. (nautical informal) An outboard motor. ¹

5. Noun. (colloquial) An unexpected situation or detail. ¹

6. Noun. (context: finance) An enticement for investors, e.g. warranty added to the investment contract. ¹

7. Noun. (poker) An unpaired card which is part of a pair, two pair, or three of a kind poker hand. ¹

8. Noun. (slang Southern US) A particular type of resident of Texas who is associated with country/western attire, attitudes(,) and/or philosophy. ¹

9. Noun. (journalism) The last paragraph or two of a story. ¹

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Definition of Kicker

1. one that kicks [n -S] - See also: kicks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kicker

kicked arse
kicked off
kicked the habit
kicked the tyres
kicker (current term)
kicking Rex
kicking and screaming
kicking arse
kicking boots
kicking in danger
kicking off
kicking strap

Literary usage of Kicker

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

1. Sweden and the Swedes by William Widgery Thomas (1891)
"On a level road, they pass you at your fastest walk; on a THE kicker. slight ... The kicker is used by the lads as a plaything, but it is also a most useful ..."

2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"According to a new work on the subject, by a writer of recognized reputation, Dr. kicker {Die ... kicker ..."

3. On the South African Frontier: The Adventures and Observations of an by William Harvey Brown (1899)
"... the Jungle—Hardships at Hartley—A Barefooted Trip to Salisbury—Malarial Fever and " Rand's kicker." BY December 1st, the rainy season was fully upon us. ..."

4. The Stable Book: Being a Treatise on the Management of Horses, in Relation by John Stewart (1856)
"A drunken, or awkward groom, however, is almost sure to receive injury from a confirmed kicker ; and a timid man is never safe. ... STALL FOR A kicker. ..."

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