kick back

"Kicking back" means "relaxing". For example:

Just kick back and make yourselfat home.

It's nice to kick back every once in a while, isn't it?

People usually "kick back" by sitting on a comfortable chair and:

talking with friends

watching TV



There are some activities that are relaxing but wouldn't be described as "kicking back", like doing exercise, getting a massage, or meditating.

"Kick back" is a casual expression.

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