Definition of klick in English:

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Pronunciation: /klɪk/
(also klik)


A kilometre.
Example sentences
  • James provided Roger with cover, excluding all enemy fighters within three klicks.
  • When he was one klick away, a message came through.
  • By the odometer it's about 1.5 kilometres, or half a klick shorter than the other route, which ends up in the same place, but approaches it from the north.


1960s: of unknown origin; the term was originally used in the Vietnam War.

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