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See definition of kicking on Dictionary.com
  • as indisgruntled
  • as indrop kick

synonyms for kicking

  • annoyed
  • irritated
  • testy
  • bellyaching
  • disappointed
  • discontent
  • discontented
  • displeased
  • dissatisfied
  • griping
  • grousing
  • kvetching
  • peeved
  • vexed
  • bad tempered
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • irritable
  • malcontent
  • malcontented
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • put out
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • uncontent
  • ungratified
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antonyms for kicking

MOST RELEVANT
  • contented
  • happy
  • pleased
  • satisfied
  • uncritical
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    How to use kicking in a sentence

    For example, if it were a kicking horse, he should warn the bailee to keep away from his legs.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    "That's a cross dog of yours," cried the woman, kicking at Pincher, with her heavy nailed boots.
    THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
    One long and wearisome evening, as we sat on the drawing-room window-sill kicking our heels, Peter came in and found us.
    THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
    Now this horse, who was called Old Ironsides, was as famous for his kicking habits as Cæsar was for his sheep-killing.
    MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
    If I lived in an atmosphere of adulation, I should end by kicking against the pricks.
    THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
    Your elixir will not prevent a chimney falling on a man, a bullet going clear through him, or a horse kicking his skull open?
    BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
    The first man endangered was the lonely officer who sat his horse in front of the line of kicking and plunging mules.
    OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
    She had the effrontery to hold the baby up, with his little naked legs kicking in Tanqueray's face.
    THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
    Montagu had been told of the intended kicking, and had determined even single-handed to prevent it.
    ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
    She looks pretty, grazing in the pasture and kicking up her heels, but I don't see what class she's going to fit into.
    A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO KICKING

    • annoyed
    • bad tempered
    • bellyaching
    • crabby
    • cranky
    • disappointed
    • discontent
    • discontented
    • displeased
    • dissatisfied
    • griping
    • grouchy
    • grousing
    • grumpy
    • irritable
    • irritated
    • kicking
    • kvetching
    • malcontent
    • malcontented
    • peeved
    • peevish
    • petulant
    • put out
    • sulky
    • sullen
    • testy
    • uncontent
    • ungratified
    • vexed
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.