"lick" Definition

  1. a blow; LICKING, a beating; “to put in big LICKS,” a curious and common phrase, meaning that great exertions are being made.—_Dryden_; _North_.
  2. to excel, or overcome; “if you ain’t sharp, he’ll LICK you,” _i.e._, be finished first. Signifies, also, to whip, chastise, or conquer. _Ancient cant_, LYCKE. _Welsh_, LLACHIO, to strike.

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Position in the dictionary: 1995 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: lickspittle, lifer, lift, lig, light, light bob, light feeder, lightning, lights, lil
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