Found 344 phrases starting with K:


killThe grounding of the ball on the opponent's court, winning the rally.Rate it:
killA creek; a body of water; a channel or arm of the sea.Rate it:
killA kiln.Rate it:
killNotRate it:
killcoolRate it:
kill offTo eliminate, or make extinct.Rate it:
kill offTo represent or portray as being dead.Rate it:
kill the fatted calfTo begin a festive celebration and rejoicing for someone's long-awaited return.Rate it:
kill the goose that lays the golden eggsTo seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit.Rate it:
kill the messengerTo blame a problem on whoever reported it; to hold somebody accountable a problem because he/she brought attention to it.Rate it:
kill the rabbitTo get a positive test result from an old-fashioned pregnancy test.Rate it:
kill two birds with one stoneTo solve two problems at once.Rate it:
killer instinctUsed other than as an idiom: see killer, instinct.Rate it:
killer instinctThe natural inclination to do whatever is necessary to succeed (including extreme violence)Rate it:
kindAffectionate, showing benevolence.Rate it:
kindFavorable.Rate it:
kindMild, gentle, forgiving.Rate it:
kind ofSlightly; somewhat; sort of.Rate it:
kind regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letterRate it:
kindest regardsUsed as a polite closing of a letterRate it:
kindred soulSomeone with the same feelings or attitudes as oneself; kindred spirit.Rate it:
kindred spiritSomeone with the same feelings or attitudes as oneself.Rate it:
kingA male monarch; member of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation.Rate it:
kingA playing card with the image of a king on it.Rate it:
kingA powerful or influential person.Rate it:
king of beastsThe lion.Rate it:
king of heartspicture cardRate it:
king of the hillA child's game in which one player stands on top of a hill or other location atop an incline, and attempts to repel other players whose goal is to capture his position.Rate it:
king of the hillA person who has achieved a measure of success and is considered to be a leader in his field.Rate it:
King Shit of Turd IslandA person with pretensions of great importance.Rate it:
king's ransomA very large sum of money.Rate it:
kiss and cry The publicly viewable enclosure in which figure skaters sit immediately after a performance, while they await and receive the judging results.Rate it:
kiss and make upTo settle one's differences and forgive.Rate it:
kiss arseTo flatter or perform favors excessively, especially to receive preferential treatment from a boss or other superior; to behave obsequiously.Rate it:
kiss assto flatter or perform favors excessively, especially to receive preferential treatment from a boss or other superior; to behave obsequiously.Rate it:
kiss my assTo plant lips on one's buttocksRate it:
kiss my gritsA nice way of saying "eff you." Its a spin on the phrase "kiss my a**", written into a TV show from the 80s called "Alice". The saying was usually preceded by the name "Mel" who was the owner of the diner where Flo, the waitress who made the saying famous, worked.Rate it:
kiss of deathA kiss on the cheek that signifies the death of the receiver, as delivered by a mob boss or one with such influence.Rate it:
kiss of deathSomething that may seem good and favourable but that actually brings ruin to hopes, plans, etc.Rate it:
kiss of lifeMouth-to-mouth resuscitation.Rate it:
kiss of lifeartificial respirationRate it:
kiss offto bid goodbye to (someone) with a kiss.Rate it:
kiss offto dismiss casuallyRate it:
kiss someone's assTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion to gain their favorRate it:
kiss the gunner's daughterTo be flogged or beaten while restrained over a cannon.Rate it:
kiss upTo pay false flattery to another, particularly a superior at work, in order to get special attention.Rate it:
kiss upTo pay false flattery.Rate it:
kiss up toTo pay false flattery to; to flatter in excess.Rate it:
kiss your money goodbyeThe giving, lending of one's funds to individuals or investing or buying-into an irresistible scheme, agenda, lottery program or unknown proposition.Rate it:
kit and caboodleEverything entirely, the whole lot.Rate it:

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