English noun: kicking
|1.||kicking (act) a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics|
|Samples||The kick must be synchronized with the arm movements.|
The swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him.
|Broader (hypernym)||motility, motion, move, movement|
|Narrower (hyponym)||swimming kick|
|2.||kicking (act) the act of delivering a blow with the foot|
|Samples||He gave the ball a powerful kick.|
The team's kicking was excellent.
|Narrower (hyponym)||dropkick, goal-kick, goal-kick, place kick, place-kicking, punt, punting|