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kick back

verb

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1 to refrain from labor or exertion
  • I plan to spend the day kicking back and watching television

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2 to spend time doing nothing
  • a good resort for people who want to kick back and watch others exercise strenuously

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kickback

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of kickback (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of kick back was in 1920

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“Kick back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kick%20back. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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