kicker (the kicker)

the 'final straw', clincher
a hidden catch
something exciting or stimulating
a dynamic person In the last two senses the word is probably a shortened form of the earlier term shit-kicker and was in vogue among UK ado-lescents in the later 1990s.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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