Associations to the word «Lick»
LICK, noun. The act of licking; a stroke of the tongue.
LICK, noun. The amount of some substance obtainable with a single lick.
LICK, noun. A quick and careless application of anything, as if by a stroke of the tongue, or of something which acts like a tongue.
LICK, noun. A place where animals lick minerals from the ground.
LICK, noun. A small watercourse or ephemeral stream. It ranks between a rill and a stream.
LICK, noun. (colloquial) A stroke or blow.
LICK, noun. (colloquial) A bit.
LICK, noun. (music) A short motif.
LICK, noun. Speed. In this sense it is always qualified by good, or fair or a similar adjective.
LICK, verb. To stroke with the tongue.
LICK, verb. (colloquial) To defeat decisively, particularly in a fight.
LICK, verb. (colloquial) To overcome.
LICK, verb. (vulgar) (slang) To perform cunnilingus.
LICK, verb. (colloquial) To do anything partially.
LICK, verb. (of flame, waves etc.) To lap
LICK, verb. To lap; to take in with the tongue.
LICK AND A PROMISE, noun. (idiom) The hasty or slovenly completion of a task.
LICK CLEAN, verb. (transitive) To empty (something) by eating its contents.
LICK ONE'S CHOPS, verb. To use one's tongue to remove moistness from the sides of one's mouth, as when salivating or at the conclusion of a meal.
LICK ONE'S CHOPS, verb. (idiomatic) To look forward avidly to eating something.
LICK ONE'S CHOPS, verb. (idiomatic) (by extension) To anticipate something eagerly.
LICK ONE'S WOUNDS, verb. (idiomatic) To withdraw temporarily while recovering from a defeat; to recuperate.
LICK OUT, verb. (slang) (idiomatic) To perform cunnilingus on.
LICK SOMEONE'S ASS, verb. (idiomatic) (vulgar) To flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinion
LICK SOMEONE'S ASS, verb. Used other than as an idiom. to perform anilingus on someone
LICK SPOUT, noun. A spout or nipple from which small, caged animals may drink
LICK THE PANTS OFF, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.
LICK UP, verb. (transitive) To consume something by first licking it from a surface.
LICK, noun. A salt deposit that animals regularly lick.
LICK, noun. Touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet".
LICK, noun. (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose".
LICK, verb. Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!".
LICK, verb. Pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand".
LICK, verb. Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem".
LICK, verb. Take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast".
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