from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang So unusual or unconventional in character or nature as to provide a thrill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Lively, exciting, thrilling.
- adj. Describing a wicket that causes the ball to sometimes kick (bounce unevenly).
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The velvet bag delivers its magical judgment: April's name gets picked first, and she chooses a silver pleated gown that's kind of kicky and retro.
The copy I have was translated by Kathleen Shaw and the illustrations are by Ruth Bartlett - a kind of kicky sixties feel for what are clearly germanic tales.
I mean, not that the sonographer is allowed to tell us anything, but she was very active ( "It looks like she's riding a bike!" and "You should call her 'kicky'" he added) and we saw all four limbs, so I can at least put that fear to rest.
Vintage jewelry, ceramics, and glassware at Marques Are you looking for a unique, classic accessory to make you feel-to borrow a term from David Sedaris - "kicky"?
You know, it's kind of kicky to be measuring the speed of light at three hundred and seventy miles per second with honest instruments. "
In Florida, the St. Petersburg Times reports, A kicky fad of yesteryear is circling back around.
The look came from a broad variety of designers, from the go-to guy for the ladies-who-lunch, Jason Wu , to kicky, fun Nanette Lepore, to Joseph Altuzarra , one of New York's new kids on the block.
Sometimes I even feel a little kicky when I say it, just like the time I said sorry to my mother for breaking her favorite Ming vase.
Well, he's a genius for melody, and he starts humming this little ol' melody right there, and it's real kicky.
I would always know I was over tired when I got what I called ‘kicky legs’.
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