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kicker

noun kick·er \ˈki-kər\

: a person who kicks something; especially : a person who specializes in kicking the ball in a sport like American football

: a sudden and surprising occurrence, remark, etc.

Full Definition of KICKER

1
:  one that kicks or kicks something
2
:  an unexpected and surprising remark, revelation, or set of circumstances
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Examples of KICKER

  1. The real kicker came when the chairman announced that he was quitting.

First Known Use of KICKER

circa 1580

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