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
: a young person
: a young goat
: to deceive (someone) as a joke : to say untrue things to (someone) in a playful or joking way
: to fail to admit the truth to (someone)
: to gently criticize or tease (someone) in a friendly or good-humored way
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
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