an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
a feeling of delight at being entertained
tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
activity characterized by good humor
a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
act in a funny or teasing way
the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired
thrash about or strike out with the feet
the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
kick a leg up
express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
the act of delivering a blow with the foot; "he gave the ball a powerful kick"; "the team's kicking was excellent"
stop consuming; "kick a habit"; "give up alcohol"
a rhythmic thrusting movement of the legs as in swimming or calisthenics; "the kick must be synchronized with the arm movements"; "the swimmer's kicking left a wake behind him"
strike with the foot; "The boy kicked the dog"; "Kick the door down"