kick oneself

Definition of kick oneself


  1. :  to blame or criticize oneself for something one has done You've got to stop kicking yourself. It wasn't your fault that the project failed. He was kicking himself for having forgotten the meeting. He could have kicked himself when he realized that he had forgotten the meeting.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to strike out with the foot or feet

    :  to make a kick in football

    :  to show opposition :  resist, rebel

  1. :  a blow or sudden forceful thrust with the foot

    :  a sudden propelling of a ball with the foot

    :  the power to kick

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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to criticize severely

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