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kid

 (kĭd)
n.
1.
a. A young goat.
b. One of the young of certain similar animals.
2.
a. The flesh of a young goat.
b. Leather made from the skin of a young goat; kidskin.
c. An article made from this leather.
3. Informal
a. A child.
b. A young person.
4. Slang Pal. Used as a term of familiar address, especially for a young person: Hi, kid! What's up?
adj.
1. Made of the skin or with the meat of a young goat.
2. Informal Younger than oneself: my kid brother.
v. kid·ded, kid·ding, kids
v.tr.
1. To mock playfully; tease: They kidded me about my mismatched socks.
2. To deceive in fun; fool: I could only hope they were kidding me when they said my car had been stolen.
3. To deceive (oneself), especially by allowing one's desires to cloud one's judgment: You're kidding yourself if you think that plan will work.
v.intr.
1. To engage in teasing or good-humored fooling: You want that much for your old car? You must be kidding!
2. To bear young. Used of a goat or similar animal.
Idiom:
no kidding
1. Used to express surprise or disbelief.
2. Used to express scornful acknowledgment of the obvious.

[Middle English kide, from Old Norse kidh.]

kid′der n.
kid′ding·ly adv.

kid

(kɪd)
n
1. the young of a goat or of a related animal, such as an antelope
2. soft smooth leather made from the hide of a kid
3. informal
a. a young person; child
b. (modifier) younger or being still a child: kid brother; kid sister.
4. our kid dialect Liverpool my younger brother or sister
vb, kids, kidding or kidded
(of a goat) to give birth to (young)
[C12: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse kith, Shetland Islands kidi lamb]
ˈkiddishness n
ˈkidˌlike adj

kid

(kɪd)
vb, kids, kidding or kidded
1. (tr) to tease or deceive for fun
2. (intr) to behave or speak deceptively for fun
3. (tr) to delude or fool (oneself) into believing (something): don't kid yourself that no-one else knows.
[C19: probably from kid1]
ˈkiddingly adv

kid

(kɪd)
n
a small wooden tub
[C18: probably variant of kit1 (in the sense: barrel)]

Kid

(kɪd)
n
(Biography) a variant spelling of (Thomas) Kyd

kid1

(kɪd)

n., v. kid•ded, kid•ding,
adj. n.
1. Informal.
a. a child or young person.
b. (used as a familiar form of address.)
2. a young goat.
3. leather made from the skin of a kid or goat, used esp. for shoes and gloves.
4. an article made from this leather.
v.t.
5. (of a goat) to give birth to (young).
adj.
6. made of kidskin.
7. Informal. younger: my kid sister.
[1150–1200; Middle English kide < Old Norse kith, akin to Old High German chizzī, kizzīn]
kid′dish, adj.
kid′dish•ness, n.
kid′like`, adj.

kid2

(kɪd)

v. kid•ded, kid•ding. Informal. v.t.
1. to talk or deal jokingly with; tease; jest with.
2. to fool; deceive; humbug.
v.i.
3. to speak or act deceptively in jest; jest.
[1805–15; orig. argot; of uncertain orig.]
kid′der, n.
kid′ding•ly, adv.

kid


Past participle: kidded
Gerund: kidding

Imperative
kid
kid
Present
I kid
you kid
he/she/it kids
we kid
you kid
they kid
Preterite
I kidded
you kidded
he/she/it kidded
we kidded
you kidded
they kidded
Present Continuous
I am kidding
you are kidding
he/she/it is kidding
we are kidding
you are kidding
they are kidding
Present Perfect
I have kidded
you have kidded
he/she/it has kidded
we have kidded
you have kidded
they have kidded
Past Continuous
I was kidding
you were kidding
he/she/it was kidding
we were kidding
you were kidding
they were kidding
Past Perfect
I had kidded
you had kidded
he/she/it had kidded
we had kidded
you had kidded
they had kidded
Future
I will kid
you will kid
he/she/it will kid
we will kid
you will kid
they will kid
Future Perfect
I will have kidded
you will have kidded
he/she/it will have kidded
we will have kidded
you will have kidded
they will have kidded
Future Continuous
I will be kidding
you will be kidding
he/she/it will be kidding
we will be kidding
you will be kidding
they will be kidding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been kidding
you have been kidding
he/she/it has been kidding
we have been kidding
you have been kidding
they have been kidding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been kidding
you will have been kidding
he/she/it will have been kidding
we will have been kidding
you will have been kidding
they will have been kidding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been kidding
you had been kidding
he/she/it had been kidding
we had been kidding
you had been kidding
they had been kidding
Conditional
I would kid
you would kid
he/she/it would kid
we would kid
you would kid
they would kid
Past Conditional
I would have kidded
you would have kidded
he/she/it would have kidded
we would have kidded
you would have kidded
they would have kidded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kid - a young person of either sexkid - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
child's body - the body of a human child
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
bairn - a child: son or daughter
buster - a robust child
changeling - a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child - a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age; "Mozart was a child prodigy"
foster child, foster-child, fosterling - a child who is raised by foster parents
scamp, imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag - one who is playfully mischievous
kiddy - a young child
orphan - a child who has lost both parents
peanut - a young child who is small for his age
picaninny, piccaninny, pickaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster child - a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes; "she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy"
kindergartener, kindergartner, preschooler - a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
silly - a word used for misbehaving children; "don't be a silly"
sprog - a child
bambino, toddler, yearling, tot - a young child
urchin - poor and often mischievous city child
street child, waif - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"
2.kid - soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves"
leather - an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
3.Kid - English dramatist (1558-1594)
4.kid - a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"
family unit, family - primary social group; parents and children; "he wanted to have a good job before starting a family"
army brat - the child of a career officer of the United States Army
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
female offspring - a child who is female
male offspring, man-child - a child who is male
offspring, progeny, issue - the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue"
stepchild - a child of your spouse by a former marriage
5.kid - young goat
caprine animal, goat - any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
Verb1.kid - tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?"
cod, dupe, put one across, put one over, slang, take in, gull, befool, fool, put on - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
2.kid - be silly or tease one anotherkid - be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
bait, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, razz, twit, tease, cod, rag, rally, ride - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

kid

1
noun
1. (Informal) child, girl, boy, baby, lad, teenager, youngster, infant, adolescent, juvenile, toddler, tot, lass, wean, little one, bairn, stripling, sprog (slang), munchkin (informal, chiefly U.S.), rug rat (U.S. & Canad. informal), littlie (Austral. informal), ankle-biter (Austral. slang) All the kids in my class could read.
adjective
1. (Informal) younger, little, baby My kid sister woke up and started crying.

kid

2
verb tease, joke, trick, fool, pretend, mock, rag (Brit.), wind up (Brit. slang), ridicule, hoax, beguile, gull (archaic), delude, jest, bamboozle, hoodwink, cozen Are you sure you're not kidding me? I'm just kidding.
kid yourself fool yourself, delude yourself, deceive yourself, mislead yourself, con yourself (informal), bamboozle yourself, dupe yourself, hoax yourself, trick yourself I could kid myself that you did this for me, but it would be a lie.

kid

noun
Informal. A young person between birth and puberty:
Scots: bairn.
verb
Informal. To tease or mock good-humoredly:
Informal: rib, ride.
Slang: jive, rag, razz.
Translations
جَديجِلْد الجَديصَبي صَغيرطِفْلٌيُـمَازِجُ
děckodělat si legracikůzle
barndrillekidkid-lave sjov
lapsipilailla
dijetešaliti se
krakkibarngera aî gamni sínu; leika ákiîlingaskinn; hanskaskinnkiîlingur
ヤギが子を産む子供
놀리다아이
bērnsjaunākais brāliskazlēnskid brotherķircināt
deckokozin akozľarobiť si žartyz kozin y
mladičotrokšaliti sevleči za nos
skojaunge
เด็กล้อเล่น
çocukşaka yapmakgırgır geçmekoğlakoğlak derisinden yapılan kösele
đùađứa trẻ

kid

[kɪd]
A. N
1. (Zool) (= goat) → cabrito m, chivo m; (= skin) → cabritilla f
2. (= child) → chiquillo/a m/f, crío/a m/f, chaval/a m/f (Sp), cabro/a m/f (Chile), chamaco/a m/f (CAm, Mex), escuincle/a m/f (Mex) , pibe/a m/f (S. Cone)
when I was a kidcuando yo era un críocuando yo era pequeño or (LAm) chico
that's kid's stuff (= childish) → eso es de or para niños; (= easy) → eso es un juego de niños
B. VT
1. (= deceive) → engañar
who do you think you're kidding?¿a quién te crees que estás engañando?
don't kid yourselfno te engañes
I kid you not (hum) → no te engaño
2. (= tease) to kid sb about sthtomar el pelo a algn por algo
3. (= pretend to) to kid sb thathacer creer a algn que
C. VIbromear
I'm only kiddinglo digo en broma
"they're mother and daughter" - "no kidding?"-son madre e hija -¿en serio? or -¡no me digas!
really! no kidding!¡en serio!, ¡de verdad!
D. CPD kid brother Nhermano m menor or pequeño or (LAm) chico
kid gloves NPLguantes mpl de cabritilla
to handle sth/sb with kid glovestratar algo/a algn con guante blanco
kid sister Nhermana f menor or pequeña or (LAm) chica
kid along = kid on
kid on VT + ADV he's kidding you onte está tomando el pelo

kid

[ˈkɪd]
n
(= child) → gamin(e) m/f
when I was a kid → lorsque j'étais gamin, lorsque j'étais enfant
(= youth) → jeune m/f
(= animal, leather) → chevreau m
vi
plaisanter, blaguer
I'm not kidding, I really did see a UFO → Je ne blague pas or je ne plaisante pas, j'ai vraiment vu un OVNI.
I'm just kidding → Je plaisante.
you're kidding! → tu plaisantes!
no kidding? (= really) → sans blague?
you've got to be kidding! → vous ne parlez pas sérieusement!
who is she trying to kid?, who's she kidding? → elle n'espère tout de même pas qu'on va la croire!kid brother npetit frère m

kid

n
(= young goat)Kitz nt, → Zicklein nt (liter)
(= leather)Ziegen- or Glacéleder nt
(inf: = child) → Kind nt; when I was a kidals ich klein war; to get the kids to beddie Kleinen ins Bett bringen; it’s kid’s stuff (= for children)das ist was für kleine Kinder (inf); (= easy)das ist doch ein Kinderspiel; to be like a kid in a candy store (US) → sich wie ein verwöhntes Kind aufführen
(inf) (= man)Junge m, → Bursche m (inf); (= woman)Kleine f (inf); listen kid, I didn’t mean itnun hör mir mal gut zu, ich habs doch nicht so gemeint; listen kid, you keep out of thishör mal Kleiner, du hältst dich hier raus (inf); come on kids!los Jungs! (inf); she’s some kiddie ist nicht ohne (inf); (= clever)die ist ganz schön clever (inf); he’s done it already? some kid!was, er hat das schon gemacht? tolle Leistung (inf)
adj attr
(inf: = younger) kid brotherkleiner Bruder, Brüderchen nt; kid sisterkleine Schwester, Schwesterchen nt
(= of goat leather) bootsaus Glacéleder
vt (inf) to kid somebody (on) (= tease)jdn aufziehen (inf); (= deceive)jdm etw vormachen, jdn an der Nase rumführen (inf); you can’t kid memir kannst du doch nichts vormachen; you’re kidding (Brit), you’re kidding me (US) → du machst Witze, oder? (inf); don’t kid yourself!machen Sie sich doch nichts vor!; I kid you notdas ist mein Ernst, ganz ehrlich (inf); who is she trying to kid?, who is she kidding?wem will sie was weismachen?
vi (inf)Jux machen (inf); no kiddingim Ernst, ehrlich (inf); you’ve got to or you must be kidding!das ist doch wohl nicht dein Ernst!

kid

[kɪd]
1. n
a. (fam) (child) → bambino/a; (teenager) → ragazzo/a; (son, daughter) → figlio/a
b. (goat, leather) → capretto
2. vt (fam) to kid sb (on) that ...dar da bere a qn che...
to kid sb about sth → prendere in giro qn per qc
don't kid yourself! → non illuderti!
3. vi (fam) (also kid on) → scherzare
I'm only kidding → sto solo scherzando
no kidding! → sul serio!
4. adj
a. (fam) (brother, sister) → più giovane
b. (gloves, leather) → di capretto

kid1

(kid) noun
1. 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).
2. a young goat.
3. (also adjective) (of) the leather made from its skin. slippers made of kid; kid gloves.

kid2

(kid) past tense, past participle ˈkidded verb
to deceive or tease, especially harmlessly. We were kidding him about the girl who keeps ringing him up; He kidded his wife into thinking he'd forgotten her birthday; He didn't mean that – he was only kidding!

kid

طِفْلٌ, يُـمَازِجُ děcko, dělat si legraci barn, lave sjov Kind, scherzen παιδί, πειράζω bromear, chaval, chiquillo lapsi, pilailla faire une blague, gosse dijete, šaliti se bambino, scherzare ヤギが子を産む, 子供 놀리다, 아이 grappen maken, kind narre, unge dziecko, stroić sobie żarty brincar, criança малыш, разыгрывать skoja, unge เด็ก, ล้อเล่น çocuk, şaka yapmak đùa, đứa trẻ 小孩, 开玩笑

kid

n. [child] niño, niña, chiquillo, chiquilla.

kid

n (fam) niño -ña mf
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You stay away from that kid," he growled, thinking of George Willard, and then, not knowing what else to say, turned to go away.
There was a fuss betwixt Major-General Tommy Drake and Lieutenant-Colonel Agnes Frisbie, and he snatched her doll away, which is made of white kid stuffed with sawdust, and tore every rag of its clothes off, right before them all, and is under arrest, and the charge is conduct un - "
After taking a plain white muslin scarf, a pair of light gray kid gloves, and a garden-hat of Tuscan straw, from the drawers of the wardrobe, she locked it, and put the key carefully in her pocket.
Within the first week of my passion, I bought four sumptuous waistcoats - not for myself; I had no pride in them; for Dora - and took to wearing straw-coloured kid gloves in the streets, and laid the foundations of all the corns I have ever had.
As the gloves were white kid gloves, and as the post-office was widened to its utmost extent, I now began to have my strong suspicions.
Now as I ran I met a girl; a basket of mealies was on her head, and she bore a dead kid in her hand.
Bricks," he whispered, very low--"old yellow bricks, crumbling with age in a garden- wall; the sweet breath of young cows standing in a mountain-stream; the lead roof of a dove- cote--or perhaps a granary--with the mid-day sun on it; black kid gloves lying in a bureau- drawer of walnut-wood; a dusty road with a horses' drinking-trough beneath the sycamores; little mushrooms bursting through the rotting leaves; and--and--and--"
So saying, he gathered together, and brought to a flame, the decaying brands which lay scattered on the ample hearth; took from the larger board a mess of pottage and seethed kid, placed it upon the small table at which he had himself supped, and, without waiting the Jew's thanks, went to the other side of the hall; whether from unwillingness to hold more close communication with the object of his benevolence, or from a wish to draw near to the upper end of the table, seemed uncertain.
It was the White Rabbit returning, splendidly dressed, with a pair of white kid gloves in one hand and a large fan in the other: he came trotting along in a great hurry, muttering to himself as he came, `Oh
They will say anything--even that thou hast lost all thy teeth, and wilt not face anything bigger than a kid, because (they are indeed shameless, these Bandar-log)--because thou art afraid of the he-goat's horns," Bagheera went on sweetly.
If there be troutlets enough," said Don Quixote, "they will be the same thing as a trout; for it is all one to me whether I am given eight reals in small change or a piece of eight; moreover, it may be that these troutlets are like veal, which is better than beef, or kid, which is better than goat.
And while she dreamed there came to her ears from a distance, faintly, the terrified bleating of a kid.