klick

See also: Klick

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

  • Most likely a pseudo-condensed pronunciation of kilometer.
  • Possibly onomatopoeic of the sound of a military odometer.

NounEdit

klick (plural klicks)

  1. (slang, military) A kilometer.
    • 2002, Robert J. Sawyer, Hominids
      an asteroid between one and three kilometers wide had slammed into the ground at fifteen klicks per second.
Usage notesEdit

Though kilometers are not commonly used to measure distance in the USA, klick is commonly used by the US military, which uses the metric system almost exclusively in order to facilitate communication with allied forces.

SynonymsEdit
  • (military slang: kilometer): click
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

klick (plural klicks)

  1. Alternative spelling of click.

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

klick

  1. Imperative singular of klicken.
  2. (colloquial)First-person singular present of klicken.

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

klick c

  1. clique; an exclusive group; a cabal
  2. dab; a small amount of a wet substance

NounEdit

klick n

  1. click; brief, sharp sound
  2. click; act of pressing a mouse button

Related termsEdit

Last modified on 18 March 2014, at 11:41