and kick in the ass; kick in the butt; kick in the teeth; kick in the rear
n. a strong message of encouragement or a demand. (Usually objectionable.) : All he needs is a kick in the seat of the pants to get him going. , A kick in the teeth ought to wake them up and get them moving.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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