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—used as a familiar form of address you'll be OK, kiddo
: child, kid
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bambino, bud, chick, child, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), moppet, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youth
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1905, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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—used by an adult to speak to a young person
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