What is another word for kick in the teeth?

156 synonyms found


[ kˈɪk ɪnðə tˈiːθ], [ kˈɪk ɪnðə tˈiːθ], [ k_ˈɪ_k ɪ_n_ð_ə t_ˈiː_θ]

Synonyms for Kick in the teeth:

How to use "Kick in the teeth" in context?

It wasn't until later that she would realize the full extent of what had just happened. A swift kick to the teeth had rendered her momentarily unconscious, leaving her vulnerably exposed as she was mugged. Quite simply, she had been kicked in the teeth - and it was a kick that would stay with her for the rest of her life.

Many people in the UK are familiar with the phrase "kick in the teeth". It is a phrase that can be used to describe any negative event that causes significant pain and upset.

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