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Nantswa - Lick

Nantswa is a Xitsonga word meaning "Lick" in English. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of lick
- Lick n
- A salt deposit that animals regularly lick [syn: {salt lick}]
- Touching with the tongue; "the dog's laps were warm and wet" [syn: {lap}]
- (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose" [syn: {punch}, {clout}, {poke}, {biff}] v
- Beat thoroughly in a competition or fight; "We licked the other team on Sunday!" [syn: {bat}, {clobber}, {drub}, {thrash}]
- Pass the tongue over; "the dog licked her hand" [syn: {lap}]
- Find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem" [syn: {solve}, {work out}, {figure out}, {puzzle out}, {work}]
- Take up with the tongue; "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast" [syn: {lap}, {lap up}]
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Idioms - Ku tlula u nantswa tilo — To jump and lick the sky
Idioms - Ku nantswa rintiho na xirhendze — To kiss your finger and hill

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