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kick ass and take names

  • To seriously do something or to confront someone in a serious manner. To explain things to people in a direct way so that there's no misunderstanding.
    To round up the bad guys, make sure they know the cops are aware that they're the perps, and get their names and other pertinent information on the record.
    Hunter: "What are you going to do? We don't have enough to arrest them."

    Dee Dee: "I'm going to kick some butt and take some names.
    I'm going to find them, scare the shit out of them, and make sure I have all the pertinent information.

    Last edited on Aug 13 2014. Submitted by Anonymous on May 14 2014.

expression

  • Comes from the TV cop series "Hunter," late 80's to early 90's. It meant I'm going out there to get the bad guys." It is commonly misunderstood as a call to violence, when it actually meant "I'M GOING TO FOLLOW PROCEDURE, BUT BARELY WITHIN THE LIMITS."

    Last edited on Aug 13 2014. Submitted by Incurable Romanticist on Aug 13 2014.

verb

  • to beat severely, or defeat severely.
    The home team is kicking ass and taking names.
    The home team has to follow the rules for cops, so they're not going to break legs, but they will scare the shit out of the opposition and bury them by the rules.

    Last edited on Aug 13 2014. Submitted by Lucy M. from Germany on Aug 20 2003.

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kick balls

verb

  • to be very good
    This game kicks balls!

    Last edited on Feb 13 2006. Submitted by Robbie G. from Stroud, Hampshire, UK on Feb 13 2006.

  • to be victorious. Literally: to kick the balls (testicles).
    I'm gonna kick your balls!

    Last edited on Jun 03 2010. Submitted by Robbie G. from Stroud, Hampshire, UK on Feb 13 2006.

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kick butt

  • to excel.
    My new pool cue kicks butt.

    Last edited on Jan 15 2009. Submitted by Johannes on Jan 15 2009.

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kick down

  • Give me, usually used when someone is withholding something.
    Hey dude, Kick down with some more food.

    Last edited on Mar 26 1998. Submitted by Charles P. from San Diego, CA, USA on Mar 26 1998.

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kicked

  • Unattractive, undesirable.
    That chick was pretty kicked.

    Last edited on Jan 13 1999. Submitted by Mike H. from Seattle, WA, USA on Jan 13 1999.

  • empty, done, nothing left usually used in reference to bongs or bowls. Probably originated from the tapping of the bowl against one's shoe to clean it out at the cessation of smoking. Syn. Cashed, Killed, Broke.
    This bowl is kicked.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Glenn G. from Stony Brook, NY, USA on Feb 11 2002.

  • empty.
    That keg is Kicked!

    Last edited on Aug 18 2002. Submitted by jimmy from Vermont, USA on Aug 18 2002.

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kick flavor

  • to do a good job.
    The jazz artist will kick flavor at the upcoming festival.
    She really kicked some serious flavor with that paper she wrote on Buddhism.

    Last edited on Oct 11 2001. Submitted by Robert B. from Dalton, GA, USA on Oct 11 2001.

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