to kick up your heels

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - kick up your heels

"to kick up your heels"

to relax your inhibitions and have a really fun and enjoyable time


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - kick up your heels

Two students are talking ...

Student 1:  Final exams are finally over. I think it's time to celebrate.

Student 2:  Yes, I think it is time for us to kick up our heels.

Student 1:  Time to have a few drinks and get wild and party, then?

Student 2:  Absolutely!

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - kick up your heels

Two wives are talking ...

Wife 1:  Are you ready for this crazy weekend?

Wife 2:  The men sure do get excited about watching football.

Wife 1:  And watch out if their favorite team wins the final. They will be celebrating like mad.

Wife 2:  I've never seen my husband kick up his heels more than when his team wins.

to kick up your heels - Usage:


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to kick up your heels - Gerund Form:

Kicking up your heels to celebrate passing an important exam is a great way to celebrate.

to kick up your heels - Examples:

1)  ... you've worked hard this year and you should kick up your heels ...

2)  Pueblo El Mirage gives you the opportunity to kick up your heels every week with live entertainment, special dances ...

3)  ... parts of travel, isn't it, that you get to kick up your heels and have a good time!

4)  If you kick up your heels, you go to parties or celebrate something.

5)  ... and you're keen to kick up your heels, go mildly wild, and laugh yourselves silly ...

6)  ... throw our guests a big party where they could all relax and kick up their heels ...

7)  ... many people see the work Christmas party as a great chance to kick up their heels, take advantage of the office bar tab and hit the karaoke stage for a ...

8)  ... hospitality, but when the time is right, Southerners love to kick up their heels.

9)  The ladies all laughed as Sharon stuck out her rear, kicked up her heels, blew raspberries, and pulled faces usually reserved for a children's playground not ...

10)  Friday's winding down and we're ready to kick up our heels and usher in the weekend.

11)  ... never had a passport or been out of Australia, so lets kick up our heels for her and give her something Janette will never forget. 

12)  ... and invited about 75 friends to help him kick up his heels

13)  ... may be forgiven for thinking the bride gets to sit back and kick up her heels, ...

14)  ... and I'm taking Saturday night off and going into town to kick up my heels and paint the town red, and I think you should do the same.

15)  I was on top of the world. So I wanted to kick up my heels and indulge my sweet tooth. walks toward parking lot I feel like celebrating.

16)  ... loss. So I doubt he's breaking out the bubbly and kicking up his heels too much. 

17)  ... going out on the town, kicking up your heels, enjoying yourself ...

18)  Those attending said it was a long time since they kicked up their heels and had so much fun.

19)  While the young, moneyed set kicked up their heels after the relative hardships of the war, the 'roaring 20s' brought ...

20)  The folks kicking up their heels in Belmore on Sunday night were fantastic ...