kick in the butt

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n kick in the butt punishment inflicted by kicking the victim in the behind
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Quotations

  • Edward Hoagland
    Edward%20Hoagland
    “Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents.”

Usage


In news:

At 44 years of age, it isn't unusual to see him kicking the butts of the 22-year-olds — all day, every day — while sporting his old school, straight- brimmed white and blue visor with the word "Sudsy" in all capital letters.
Objective-C Is Kicking Butt in the Programming World.
The guys got a big kick out of this latest update in the Butt Chugging saga coming out of the University of Tennessee.
Praising good performance is easy, but what about those times when someone on your team needs a kick in the butt more than a pat on the back.
The Chinese are kicking our butt in everything.
Dora Kicks Butt Like An Avatar In The Legend of Dora Mash-Up.
The first ever "Kick Butt " campaign began at Olson Park in Saginaw advocating smoke-free parks.
The first ever "Kick Butt " campaign began at Olson Park in Saginaw as students are pushing for smoke-free parks.
Sometimes a kick in the butt can be more effective than a pat on the back.
The first ever " Kick Butt" campaign began at Olson Park in Saginaw advocating smoke-free parks.
FAMU needs to develop a long -term plan that does not include periodic kicks in the butt to get it - 5:17 pm.
Objective -C Is Kicking Butt in the Programming World.
If Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was hoping to get a reaction from the New York Giants when he predicted Dallas would kick their butts in Texas this season, he was mistaken.
Mitch Beaudry was one lineman the Star News wanted to chat with, following Elk River's 35-22 win over Buffalo in which the line kicked butt for the sixth straight week.
Drew Barrymore-directed movie about butt-kicking roller-derby girls, is one of the best guilty-pleasure movies I've seen in a while -- despite its formulaic plot line.
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