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kick off (informal) to start (something). [2 definitions]
kick out (informal) to expel or oust someone.
kick pleat a double pleat with the edges folded toward each other, as at the bottom of a skirt.
kickstand a metal bar located between the wheels of a motorcycle, bicycle, or the like that swings down to balance the vehicle when it is stationary.
kick the bucket (slang, sometimes offensive) of a person, to die.
kick the habit to rid oneself of an addiction.
kickup (informal) a noisy quarrel or disturbance; fuss.
kick up one's heels to have a merry time, as in celebration.
kick upstairs (informal) to promote (someone) to a seemingly higher-level job having less responsibility, so as to both flatter and dispose of this person.
kid1 (informal) a child or young person. [3 definitions]
kid2 (informal) to tease or joke. [3 definitions]
Kiddush (Hebrew) a prayer recited over wine and bread on the eve of a Sabbath or a festival.
kiddy (informal) a child.
kid gloves soft, smooth gloves made of kidskin.
kidnap to capture and hold (someone) hostage until specified demands, as for money, are met.
kidney either of a pair of organs located high in the abdominal cavity near the spine which extract waste products from the blood and excrete them in urine. [2 definitions]
kidney bean a common garden bean cultivated for its red, edible seed, or the kidney-shaped seed itself.
kidney stone an abnormal mass of hard mineral deposits that forms in the kidney.
kidskin soft leather made from the skins of young goats.
Kiehtan the Creator, according to Wampanoag beliefs.
kielbasa a smoked Polish sausage, flavored with garlic and other seasonings.