get your kicks from something

get your kicks from something
get your kicks from something informal phrase
to do something, especially something bad, because it gives you a feeling of excitement

He got his kicks from inflicting pain on others.

Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym
Main entry: kick

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