kick over

verb
kicked over; kicking over; kicks over

Definition of kick over

intransitive verb

: to begin to fire used of an internal combustion engine

Examples of kick over in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So when your opponent spikes the only card in the deck to beat you, don’t kick over your computer, throw your mouse across the room and cuss out your best friend of 30 years. Murray Valeriano, WSJ, "Online Poker: An Etiquette Guide," 23 Sep. 2020 Men kicked over trash cans and struck park benches with sledgehammers. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, "Of marches and monuments: 5 days in Alabama," 3 June 2020 Moments before the sin-binning, Liam Williams flew himself forward like an Olympic diver to catch Biggar’s clever kick over the defense, but video review wiped it out for a knock-on. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Wales scores 6 tries, beats Georgia 43-14 at Rugby World Cup," 23 Sep. 2019 But just like Palm Sunday service and that Zoom call that could've been an email, every part of our lives has been kicked over to the internet. Michelle Santiago Cortés, refinery29.com, "Virtual Egg Hunts Even Adults Can Join," 11 Apr. 2020 The television station reported the teen apparently kicked over a garbage can and verbally threatened a staff member at the home, prompting staff to call the deputy there. Molly Duerig, USA TODAY, "Arizona deputy tackles 15-year-old boy with no limbs, video shows," 16 Nov. 2019 The television station reported the teen apparently kicked over a garbage can and verbally threatened a staff member at the home, prompting staff to call the deputy there. Molly Duerig, azcentral, "Arizona deputy tackles 15-year-old boy with no limbs, video shows," 15 Nov. 2019 A few days after Pittman’s shooting, police allegedly disrupted a vigil for Pittman, kicking over candles, tearing down posters, and mocking mourners. Nick Pinto, The New Republic, "Criminal justice reformers are rethinking the crusade against cash bail.," 6 Apr. 2020 What if kicks over the next 23 days begin to wobble and slice? Dan Wiederer, chicagotribune.com, "Why the Bears should keep an eye on Ravens kicker Kaare Vedvik: ‘He’ll kick well enough for us to trade him'," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of kick over

1951, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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“Kick over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick%20over. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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