kick out

verb

kicked out; kicking out; kicks out

transitive verb

: to dismiss or eject forcefully or summarily

Examples of kick out in a Sentence

kicked out of the game for using bad language
Recent Examples on the Web The audience got a kick out of the gag, with Jennifer Lopez and Andrew Scott boogieing in their seats, and Matt Damon wiping away tears of laughter. Patrick Ryan, The Enquirer, 12 June 2024 He had been kicked out of the Navy after testing positive for cocaine. Michael Kunzelman, Randall Chase, TIME, 6 June 2024 The Acolyte has the potential for two: one which book lovers would get a kick out of, and another that would have fans of the Prequel Trilogy re-enacting the Leonardo DiCaprio meme from Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood. Jack Francis, Vulture, 5 June 2024 When my parents went to their favorite soul food restaurant, the servers got a kick out of the 3-year-old who read the menu word for word. Ken Makin, The Christian Science Monitor, 23 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for kick out 

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Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kick out was in 1697

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“Kick out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick%20out. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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