kick off

verb

Definition of kick off

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to start or resume play in football by a placekick

  3. 2a :  to initiate proceedingsb :  to start out :  begin the movie kicks off with a bank robbery

  4. 3 slang :  die

  5. transitive verb
  6. :  to mark the beginning of kick off the campaign

Examples of kick off in a Sentence

  1. I'll kick off the discussion on ethics with this question.

  2. surprisingly, the recluse was worth a cool million when he kicked off

First Known Use of kick off

1857



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