Found 343 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 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:
kit and kaboodleEverything; the lot.Rate it:

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