Kick Back | Phrase Definition, Origin & Examples

Interesting fact about Kick Back

The origin of the idiom ‘kick back’ as in “Kick back and relax!” isn’t known and first came into popular use in the 20th century; however the origin of the word ‘relax’ has its roots in the 14th century Old French. The word ‘relaschier’ literally means to soften, reduce, or set free and comes from the Latin ‘relaxare’ which means loosen, open, or stretch out.

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