kick around

verb

Definition of kick around

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

  3. 2a :  to lie about mostly unnoticed or forgottenb :  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.

First Known Use of kick around

1839



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