are you kidding (me)

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of are you kidding (me)

used when someone says something surprising or that seems as if it could not be serious or true
  • "The test is tomorrow." "Are you kidding (me)?!" "It's true. I kid you not."
  • "Are you sure you can you handle this by yourself?" "Are you kidding? I've done this hundreds of times."

Word by Word Definitions

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one

kid play kidding
  1. : a young person

  2. : a young goat

  3. : a young individual of various animals related to the goat

  1. : younger

  1. : to deceive (someone) as a joke : to say untrue things to (someone) in a playful or joking way

  2. : to fail to admit the truth to (someone)

  3. : to gently criticize or tease (someone) in a friendly or good-humored way

  1. : to bring forth young

me play
  1. : objective case of i


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