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kick–start

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verb \ˈkik-ˌstärt\

Simple Definition of kick–start

  • : 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)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kick–start

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

  3. 2 :  jump-start 2

kick start

noun

1928

First Known Use of kick–start

1928


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