kicker

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

kick·er

noun \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

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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