kicky

adjective
\ˈki-kē \

Definition of kicky 

: providing a kick or thrill : exciting also : excitingly fashionable

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Examples of kicky in a Sentence

needing one last kicky experience in my life, I decided to try bungee jumping

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Zucchini is anything but boring when bathed in a kicky vinaigrette. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "4 Weeknight Dinner Recipes for When Your Fridge Is Overflowing with Produce," 25 June 2018 Zucchini is anything but boring when bathed in a kicky vinaigrette. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "4 Weeknight Dinner Recipes for When Your Fridge Is Overflowing with Produce," 25 June 2018 Zucchini is anything but boring when bathed in a kicky vinaigrette. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "4 Weeknight Dinner Recipes for When Your Fridge Is Overflowing with Produce," 25 June 2018 Zucchini is anything but boring when bathed in a kicky vinaigrette. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "4 Weeknight Dinner Recipes for When Your Fridge Is Overflowing with Produce," 25 June 2018 Zucchini is anything but boring when bathed in a kicky vinaigrette. Molly Baz, Bon Appetit, "4 Weeknight Dinner Recipes for When Your Fridge Is Overflowing with Produce," 25 June 2018 For Spring 2018, Chanel sent out elevated tweed versions with kicky fringe at the hem and at Isabel Marant, they were bedazzled and boasted a utility belt. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Say Goodbye to Short Shorts: Mom Shorts Are Back!," 12 June 2018 Shredded lettuce, a kicky jalapeno mayo and a demi sauce garnish, making the dish irredeemably chaotic. Anna Caplan, star-telegram, "Fries? Check. Wonderfully messy sandwiches? Check. Roll of paper towels? Absolutely," 6 June 2018 Designer Sandra Sandor has put her hometown on the map with the label’s ’90s-style belt bags, kicky babouche shoes, and aforementioned puffers, and last night’s dinner en plein air also paid homage to Budapest. Rachel Marlowe, Vogue, "Langley Fox, Aubrey Plaza, and the Willis Sisters Celebrate the Nanushka Pop-Up in Los Angeles," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of kicky

1942, in the meaning defined above

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