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kick around

verb

Definition of kick around

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to wander or pass time aimlessly

  3. 2 a :  to lie about mostly unnoticed or forgotten b :  to undergo consideration usually intermittently over a period of time <ideas that have been kicking around for years>

  4. transitive verb
  5. 1 :  to treat in an inconsiderate or high-handed fashion

  6. 2 :  to consider, examine, or discuss from various angles



Examples of kick around in a sentence

  1. <the board spent the afternoon kicking around the feasibility of opening an overseas office>

  2. <I really can't do much but kick around at work until I get the rest of the submissions.>



1839

First Known Use of kick around

1839


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