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kick | kicks

Meaning: excitement, fun

For example:

  • Sarah says she gets a kick out of trying new things like rafting and skydiving.

  • Keith is in his sixties, but he still does the same things he's always done for kicks, like seeing rock bands and dancing around like a teenager.

Note: usually used in the phrases "get a kick out of something" or "do something for kicks"

Quick Quiz:

My grandmother loves gardening and she gets a kick out of
  1. bothering my grandfather
  2. growing her own vegetables
  3. cultivating her weeds

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