kid oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of kid oneself

:to fail to admit the truth to oneself :to deceive oneself
  • If you think he'll help us, you're just kidding yourself.

Word by Word Definitions

kid play
  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

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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