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kick starter

n.
A starter that is operated by kicking downward on a pedal, as on a motorcycle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kick starter - a starter (as on a motorcycle) that is activated with the foot and the weight of the body
bike, motorcycle - a motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
starter, starter motor, starting motor - an electric motor for starting an engine
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