Main meanings of butt-kicking in English

: butt-kicking1butt-kicking2

butt-kicking1

Pronunciation /ˈbʌtˌkɪkɪŋ/

noun

slang North American
  • A beating; a decisive or humiliating defeat; a severe reprimand. Also (and in earliest use) as a mass noun: the action of inflicting a severe beating or defeat.

Origin

1970s. From butt + kicking.

Main meanings of butt-kicking in English

: butt-kicking1butt-kicking2

butt-kicking2

Pronunciation /ˈbʌtˌkɪkɪŋ/

adjective

slang North American
  • Aggressive, violent, tough; strong, powerful.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Burlington (North Carolina) Times-News. From butt + kicking.