Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


or kickass

[kik-as] /ˈkɪkˌæs/
adjective, Slang.
strikingly or overwhelmingly tough, aggressive, powerful, or effective:
He finally built himself a kick-ass computer.
Origin of kick-ass Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for kick-ass
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Marcus got suspended from school and fought with his dad and wondered if he was good enough for his kick-ass girlfriend.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
Contemporary definitions for kick-ass

very effective's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for kick-ass



(also kick-butt or kick-yer-ass) Rough; powerful; rough-ass, tough: that kick-ass attitude/ gave up its last drop of kick-ass Gewurztraminer/ the only team without a kick-butt run blocker on their line


Power; energy; virility: He's the guy who coaxed the kick-ass back into the torque/ with the gall to label such Muzak kick-ass (1970s+ Army)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for kick

Scrabble Words With Friends