noun, often attributive
kid·​die | \ ˈki-dē How to pronounce kiddie (audio) \
variants: or less commonly kiddy
plural kiddies

Definition of kiddie

: a small child a kiddie pool kiddie rides

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Examples of kiddie in a Sentence

It's a scary movie that might not be appropriate for the kiddies. there are plenty of attractions at the state fair that will amuse the kiddies
Recent Examples on the Web The women can be seen in the footage posted to Twitter twerking on the crotches of male riders, fondling each other in an inflatable kiddie pool and passing out shots of liquor as dozens of straphangers gawk. Rebecca Rosenberg, Fox News, 27 July 2022 The kiddie train at Noccalula Falls is temporarily out of commission. Kelly Kazek |, al, 30 June 2022 More than 2,000 customers give rave reviews—and an impressive average 4.6 stars—to this high-quality kiddie pool, which is perfect for families and can comfortably fit two adults and two kids. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 26 May 2022 Both Meghan and Harry also rode along with some young drivers participating in an adorable kiddie-car race. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 16 Apr. 2022 Their condition could be described, generously, as ramshackle — a plastic kiddie car and a battered pair of crutches. Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2022 In the photo, Brad is riding on the back of a horse kiddie ride in what appears to be the middle of a grocery store, while Kimberly has her hand over her face in embarrassment. Daniela Avila,, 28 Oct. 2021 This time around, there seems to be a burning desire to emphasize over and over how insanely difficult this season is, no doubt to compensate for the worry that a 26-day season would be seen as the kiddie-table version of a regular Survivor. Dalton Ross,, 14 Oct. 2021 The body, found inside a blue kiddie pool, was so badly damaged that police could not determine the most basic facts about the victim. Jim Axelrod, CBS News, 14 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of kiddie

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kiddie

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Last Updated

8 Aug 2022

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“Kiddie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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