Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

addaword.gifdefinition of kidney shot

a blow to the kidneys
a very damaging attack that reveals someone's weakness
It's a kidney shot because it reveals a very cynical view. He's pushing independent voters out the door.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/09/2012 13:53:00
Definition of kidney shot from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


web content which is specifically intended to make Facebook users click the 'Like' button associated with it

BuzzWord Article


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog