kick-ass

adjective
\ ˈkik-ˌas How to pronounce kick-ass (audio) \

Definition of kick-ass

often vulgar
: strikingly or overwhelmingly tough, aggressive, powerful, or effective

First Known Use of kick-ass

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Kick-ass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kick-ass. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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kick-ass

adjective
How to pronounce kick-ass (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of kick-ass

chiefly US, informal + impolite
: very tough and aggressive
: very good or impressive

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