Definition of shit-kicking in English:

shit-kicking

noun

North American
vulgar slang
  • A severe beating.

adjective

North American
vulgar slang
  • 1(of music, especially country music) played in a vigorous but unpolished way.

  • 2Denoting or characteristic of an unsophisticated person from a rural area.

Origin

1950s: from the phrase kick the shit out of; see also shitkicker (sense 1).