Definitions for kidkɪd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kidkɪd(n.; v.; adj.)kid•ded, kid•ding
(n.)Informal. a child or young person. (used as a familiar form of address.)
Category: Informal, Common Vocabulary
a young goat.
leather made from the skin of a kid or goat, used esp. for shoes and gloves.
an article made from this leather.
(v.t.)(of a goat) to give birth to (young).
(adj.)made of kidskin.
Category: Common Vocabulary
my kid sister.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of kid:
1150–1200; ME kide < ON kith, akin to OHG chizzī, kizzīn
(v.t.)to talk or deal jokingly with; tease; jest with.
to fool; deceive; humbug.
(v.i.)to speak or act deceptively in jest; jest.
Origin of kid:
1805–15; orig. argot; of uncert. orig.
child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling(noun)
a young person of either sex
"she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
Kyd, Kid, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Kid(noun)
English dramatist (1558-1594)
a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
"they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
pull the leg of, kid(verb)
tell false information to for fun
"Are you pulling my leg?"
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter(verb)
be silly or tease one another
"After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a child or teenager
We're taking the kids to Europe this spring.; I loved swimming when I was a kid.
a young goat
a goat and her kids
to trick or tease
He said he'd lost them but he was just kidding.; I loved to kid my little sister.
indicates sth is surprising or unbelievable
"I'm pregnant." "Are you kidding me?"
A young goat.
Of a goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid
The meat of a young goat.
A young antelope.
A child or young person.
a kid brother
An inexperienced person or one in a junior position.
To make a fool of (someone)
To make a joke with (someone)
Of a goat, to give birth to kids
Origin: kide, from kið, compare , kid, from kiðjom, compare Kitz, Kitze and Albanian keð,kec.
a young goat
a young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on
a kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc
gloves made of kid
a small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food
to bring forth a young goat
a fagot; a bundle of heath and furze
see Kiddy, v. t
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Either a boxing-glove or a first-born. In either case, hard to handle until well tanned.
Translations for kid
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a popular word for a child or teenager
They've got three kids now, two boys and a girl; More than a hundred kids went to the disco last night; (also adjective) his kid brother (= younger brother).
- صَبي صَغيرArabic
- criançaPortuguese (BR)
- děcko, mrně; mládež; mladšíCzech
- das Kind; kleinererGerman
- barn; unge; ungt menneske; yngreDanish
- niño, crío, chavalSpanish
- بچه؛ جوانکFarsi
- יֶלֶד, נַעַר, נַעֲרָהHebrew
- jaunākais brālisLatvian
- kind, jong mensDutch
- unge; ungdom, yngre (bror/søster)Norwegian
- بچه؛ جوانکPersian
- تنكې ځوانPashto
- decko; mladšíSlovak
- barn, unge, grabb, tjej; lille[bror], lilla[syster]Swedish
- 小孩Chinese (Trad.)
- дитина, малюкUkrainian
- trẻ emVietnamese
- 小孩Chinese (Simp.)
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