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Noun: kickback  'kik,bak
Usage: informal
  1. A commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction
  2. Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    - bribe, payoff, backhander [Brit, informal], bung [Brit, informal]
Verb: kick back  kik bak
  1. [informal] (crime) pay a kickback; make an illegal payment
  2. Spring back, as from a forceful thrust
    "The gun kicked back into my shoulder";
    - recoil, kick

Derived forms: kickbacks, kicked back, kicking back, kicks back

Type of: bounce, bound, pay, payment, rebound, recoil, resile, reverberate, ricochet, spring, take a hop

Encyclopedia: Kickback