English Slang – Kicks.
Meaning (noun) – Shoes, usually sneakers or trainers. It is often used as a substitute for the word shoes or sneakers, and can also be used to refer to fashionable or stylish shoes.
The slang expression kick can also be used to describe a thrill or something that gives you pleasure.
- “I got a real kick out of bungee jumping.”
More slang expressions related to footwear:
- Creps – (UK) Modern English street slang for shoes.
- Heels – Shoes with a high heel; stilettos.
- Sneakers – (US) Sports shoes or casual shoes.
- Trainers – (UK) Sports shoes or casual shoes.
- Wellies – (UK) Wellington boots.
Slang expressions and vocabulary related to clothing and fashion:
- Dapper – Neat or smart in appearance.
- Dicky bow (slang) – Bow tie.
- Fresh (slang) – Fashionable or cool.
- Shades (slang) – Sunglasses.
The slang expression to boot means in addition or as an extra.
- “I love your new kicks. They are so classy! Where did you buy them?”
In The News:
“LeBron James became the NBA’s all-time leading scorer on Tuesday night, and Nike commemorated the accomplishment by sending the Los Angeles Lakers star some fresh kicks.”
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