Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   


Tip: Click Thesaurus above for synonyms. Also, follow synonym links within the dictionary to find definitions from other sources.

1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
kicker
    n 1: a player who kicks the football

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Kicker \Kick"er\, n.
   1. One who, or that which, kicks.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. A fact, condition, or circumstance, sometimes concealed or
      not obvious, which reduces or eliminates the benefit of an
      apparently advantageous situation; a joker[5]; as, under
      the Soviet system, bread was good and cheap, but the
      kicker was that you waited in line for hours to get any,
      if it was available. [informal]
      [PJC]

   3. Hence: An unforeseen added expense or additional cost; as,
      the printer was cheap, but the special paper it needed was
      an expensive kicker.
      [PJC]

Thesaurus Results for kicker:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
astonishment, bellyacher, blockbuster, blow, bomb, bombshell, boundary condition, catch, clause, complainant, complainer, condition, crab, crank, croaker, donnee, earthshaker, escalator clause, escape clause, escape hatch, eye-opener, faultfinder, fine print, frondeur, given, griper, grouch, grounds, grouser, growler, grumbler, joker, kvetch, limiting condition, malcontent, murmurer, mutterer, obligation, parameter, peripeteia, prerequisite, provision, provisions, proviso, querulous person, reactionary, reactionist, rebel, requisite, revelation, saving clause, shocker, sine qua non, small print, sorehead, sourpuss, specification, staggerer, startler, stipulation, string, surprisal, surprise, surprise ending, surprise package, surprise party, switch, terms, thunderbolt, thunderclap, ultimatum, whereas, whiner
Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2021 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy