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noun [countable] American     kicker pronunciation in American English
/ˈkɪkər/
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  1. 1
    the player on a football team whose job is to kick the ball
  2. 2
    informal something very surprising

    He invited me to the party, and the real kicker is that he expected me to bring the beer!

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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