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Related to kicken: kitchen, kickin


1. slang Excellent, great, or exceptionally entertaining. In all uses, it is sometimes colloquially spelled or pronounced "kickin'." That was one kickin' party, dude!
2. slang Exceptionally fashionable or stylish. Wow, man, that suit is kickin'!
3. slang Still alive and active, especially despite old age. I just found out that Old Man Murphy is still alive and kicking. He must be 104 by now!
See also: kick
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and kicken
mod. wild; super; excellent. I don’t know where you get your clothes, but that jacket’s kickin’.


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