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 For the past 18 months, Daniel Harder has been keeping fit in his Harlem apartment with Zoom workouts, using an ironing board as a ballet barre and trying not to kick over the furniture. Washington Post, 14 Sep. 2021 The tackle was reviewed for a possible red-card infraction, but the yellow card stood instead, setting up Reynoso’s bend, beautiful kick over the Seattle wall. Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune, 7 Dec. 2020 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, 23 Sep. 2020 Men kicked over trash cans and struck park benches with sledgehammers. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 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, 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, 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, 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, 15 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of kick over

1951, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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25 Sep 2021

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“Kick over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick%20over. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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