kick someone's butt

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of kick someone's butt

US, informal + sometimes impolite
1 :to attack and injure someone severely
  • Some drunk threatened to kick his butt.
2 :to defeat someone easily or completely
  • She'll kick your butt in tennis.

Word by Word Definitions

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

butt play
  1. : to thrust or push headfirst : strike with the head or horns

  2. : to strike or shove with the head or horns

  1. : a blow or thrust usually with the head or horns

  1. : a large cask especially for wine, beer, or water

  2. : any of various units of liquid capacity

  1. : a backstop (such as a mound or bank) for catching missiles shot at a target

  2. : target

  3. : range

  1. : buttocks

  2. : the large or thicker end part of something:

  3. : a lean upper cut of the pork shoulder

  1. : abut

  2. : to place end to end or side to side without overlapping

  3. : to trim or square off (something, such as a log) at the end


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