kick back

verb

Definition of kick back

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to assume a relaxed position or attitude; also :  to spend time relaxing :  take it easy <spent the weekend just kicking back>

Examples of kick back in a sentence

  1. <I plan to spend the day kicking back and watching television.>

  2. <a good resort for people who want to kick back and watch others exercise strenuously>

1972

First Known Use of kick back

1972


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