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Definition of kick the can

kick the can

  • to die.
    Bobby just fell off the cliff and kicked the can.

    Last edited on Jan 20 2003. Submitted by Gordon M. from Vashon, WA, USA on Jan 20 2003.

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Other terms relating to 'can':

Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can see".
Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can tell".
Definitions include: of lower than average intelligence.
Definitions include: a despicable person.
Definitions include: great, awesome, cool; another form of beast or boss.
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: to beat a person; "kick (one's) ass".
Definitions include: acronym for "can anyone else".
Definitions include: bathroom.
Definitions include: to be a talented cook.
Definitions include: a hard worker.
Definitions include: to stop speaking.
Definitions include: a canister of tear gas.
Definitions include: a large quantity of repressed anger or violence.
Definitions include: something that has many difficult issues.

Other terms relating to 'kick':

Definitions include: something enjoyable.
Definitions include: excellent.
Definitions include: to kick the shit out of one.
Definitions include: to enjoy.
Definitions include: the opposite of kick (one's) ass.
Definitions include: to be bad.
Definitions include: to mistreat.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool"; "awesome".
Definitions include: to beat severely, or defeat severely.
Definitions include: to recline, as in a reclining chair.
Definitions include: to be very good
Definitions include: to excel.
Definitions include: Give me, usually used when someone is withholding something.
Definitions include: to give.
Definitions include: Unattractive, undesirable.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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