Definitions for kidkɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kidkɪd(n.; v.; adj.)kid•ded, kid•ding

  1. (n.)Informal. a child or young person. (used as a familiar form of address.)

    Category: Informal, Common Vocabulary

  2. a young goat.

    Category: Mammals

  3. leather made from the skin of a kid or goat, used esp. for shoes and gloves.

    Category: Clothing

  4. an article made from this leather.

    Category: Clothing

  5. (v.t.)(of a goat) to give birth to (young).

  6. (adj.)made of kidskin.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  7. Informal. younger:

    my kid sister.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of kid:

1150–1200; ME kide < ON kith, akin to OHG chizzī, kizzīn


kid*kɪd(v.)kid•ded, kid•ding.

  1. (v.t.)to talk or deal jokingly with; tease; jest with.

    Category: Informal

  2. to fool; deceive; humbug.

    Category: Informal

  3. (v.i.)to speak or act deceptively in jest; jest.

    Category: Informal

* Informal..

Origin of kid:

1805–15; orig. argot; of uncert. orig.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. kid, kidskin(noun)

    soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat

    "kid gloves"

  3. Kyd, Kid, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Kid(noun)

    English dramatist (1558-1594)

  4. child, kid(noun)

    a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

    "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"

  5. kid(verb)

    young goat

  6. pull the leg of, kid(verb)

    tell false information to for fun

    "Are you pulling my leg?"

  7. kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter(verb)

    be silly or tease one another

    "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. kid(noun)ɪd

    a child or teenager

    We're taking the kids to Europe this spring.; I loved swimming when I was a kid.

  2. kidɪd

    a young goat

    a goat and her kids

  3. kid(verb)ɪd

    to trick or tease

    He said he'd lost them but he was just kidding.; I loved to kid my little sister.

  4. kidɪd

    indicates sth is surprising or unbelievable

    "I'm pregnant." "Are you kidding me?"


  1. kid(Noun)

    A young goat.

  2. kid(Noun)

    Of a goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid

  3. kid(Noun)


  4. kid(Noun)

    The meat of a young goat.

  5. kid(Noun)

    A young antelope.

  6. kid(Noun)

    A child or young person.

    a kid brother

  7. kid(Noun)

    An inexperienced person or one in a junior position.

  8. kid(Verb)

    To make a fool of (someone)

  9. kid(Verb)

    To make a joke with (someone)

  10. kid(Verb)

    Of a goat, to give birth to kids

  11. kid(Verb)

    To joke

  12. Origin: kide, from kið, compare , kid, from kiðjom, compare Kitz, Kitze and Albanian keð,kec.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kid(noun)

    a young goat

  2. Kid(noun)

    a young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on

  3. Kid(noun)

    a kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc

  4. Kid(noun)

    gloves made of kid

  5. Kid(noun)

    a small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food

  6. Kid(verb)

    to bring forth a young goat

  7. Kid(noun)

    a fagot; a bundle of heath and furze

  8. Kid

    of Kythe

  9. Kid(verb)

    see Kiddy, v. t


  1. KID

    KID, whose name is an acronym of Kindle Imagine Develop, was a Japan-based company specializing in porting and developing bishōjo games. KID was founded in 1988, with capital of 160 million yen. In the early 1990s, it served primarily as a contract developer. Notable titles from this era include Burai Fighter, Low G Man, G.I. Joe, Isolated Warrior and Recca. In 1997, it began porting PC games to games consoles. In 1999, it released an original title called Memories Off on PlayStation, which later became its first well-known series. In 2000, it released another original title called Infinity which became the second well-known series. This game was later renamed Never7 ~the end of infinity~ and Infinity became the series name. It also created the popular underground PlayStation game Board Game Top Shop. In 2005, KID became a sponsor of the Japanese drama series Densha Otoko. The company declared bankruptcy in 2006. However in February 2007 it was announced that KID's intellectual properties had been acquired by the Cyber Front corporation, who would continue all unfinished projects.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. KID

    Either a boxing-glove or a first-born. In either case, hard to handle until well tanned.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kid' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2172

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'kid' in Nouns Frequency: #773

Anagrams of kid

  1. IDK

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).

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