kid


1kid

noun \ˈkid\

: a son or daughter

: a young person

: a young goat

Full Definition of KID

1
a :  a young goat
b :  a young individual of various animals related to the goat
2
a :  the flesh, fur, or skin of a kid
b :  something made of kid
3
:  a young person; especially :  child —often used as a generalized reference to one especially younger or less experienced <the kid on the pro golf tour> <poor kid>
kid·dish \ˈki-dish\ adjective

Examples of KID

  1. She has to leave early and pick up her kids at school.
  2. He has a wife and two kids.
  3. I wish I could do something to help that poor kid.

Origin of KID

Middle English kide, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kith kid
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Rhymes with KID

2kid

intransitive verb
kid·dedkid·ding

Definition of KID

:  to bring forth young —used of a goat or an antelope

First Known Use of KID

15th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

3kid

adjective

: younger

Full Definition of KID

:  younger <my kid brother>

First Known Use of KID

1895

4kid

verb
kid·dedkid·ding

Definition of KID

transitive verb
1
a :  to deceive as a joke <it's the truth; I wouldn't kid you>
b :  to fail to admit the truth to <they're kidding themselves>
2
:  to make fun of
intransitive verb
:  to engage in good-humored fooling or horseplay —often used with around
kid·der noun
kid·ding·ly \ˈki-diŋ-lē\ adverb

Origin of KID

probably from 1kid
First Known Use: circa 1873

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