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kick around (1) Informal

Meaning: to discuss ideas or options in an informal way

Synonym: toss around

For example:

  • kick around sth They're having a brainstorming session, so they'll kick around a few ideas and see what they come up with.

  • kick sth around We kicked lots of names around before we decided to call our company "Microsoft".

Nouns often used as objects with
kick around (1): ideas, concepts, possibilities, options, names

Quick Quiz:

We came up with the idea of starting an online business after kicking around lots of
  1. ideas
  2. balls
  3. businesses

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