kick-start


kick–start

verb \ˈkik-ˌstärt\

: to start (a motorcycle) by pushing down on a lever with your foot

: to cause (something) to start quickly

: to give new energy to (something)

Full Definition of KICK-START

transitive verb
1
:  to start (as a motorcycle) by means of a kick-starter
2
:  jump-start 2
kick start noun

First Known Use of KICK-START

1928

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