kicker

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noun kick·er \ˈki-kər\

Definition of kicker

  1. 1 :  one that kicks or kicks something

  2. 2 :  an unexpected and surprising remark, revelation, or set of circumstances

Examples of kicker in a sentence

  1. The real kicker came when the chairman announced that he was quitting.

Circa 1580

First Known Use of kicker

circa 1580


KICKER Defined for English Language Learners

kicker

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noun kick·er \ˈki-kər\

Definition of kicker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who kicks something; especially : a person who specializes in kicking the ball in a sport like American football

  • : a sudden and surprising occurrence, remark, etc.


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