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Definitions of kid

  1. be silly or tease one another; " After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
  2. a young person of either sex ( between birth and puberty); " she writes books for children"; " they're just kids"; "` tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
  3. a human offspring ( son or daughter) of any age; " they had three children"; " they were able to send their kids to college"
  4. young goat
  5. English dramatist ( 1558- 1594)
  6. soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; " kid gloves"
  7. tell false information to for fun; " Are you pulling my leg?"
  8. a young person of either sex; " she writes books for children"; " they're just kids"; "` tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
  9. A young goat.
  10. A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on.
  11. A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.
  12. Gloves made of kid.
  13. To bring forth a young goat.
  14. A fagot; a bundle of heath and furze.
  15. of Kythe.
  16. See Kiddy, v. t.
  17. A small wooden mess tub; - a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food.
  18. Among pugilists, thieves, etc., a youthful expert; - chiefly used attributively; as, kid Jones.
  19. The young of the goat; this animal's soft skin used for gloves, etc.; small wooden tub; slang, a child.
  20. Made of kid.
  21. To furnish or cover with kid.
  22. Kidded.
  23. Kidding.
  24. To bring forth a goat:- pr. p. kidding; pa. p. kidded.
  25. To bring forth a kid.
  26. A young goat, or leather made from its skin.
  27. Gloves of the leather.
  28. A young goat; leather of the skin.
  29. A faggot; a bundle of heath and furze.
  30. A small wooden tub or vessel.
  31. To bring forth, as a goat.
  32. To make into a bundle, as faggots.
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Usage examples for kid

  1. Standing by the porter was an Austrian officer in full uniform, even to his white kid gloves. – A Gentleman Vagabond and Some Others by F. Hopkinson Smith
  2. I believe I asked him how he could bear to let that kid go into the German lines, which was exactly what the poor man hadn't done. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  3. What's your name, kid – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  4. That little poor kid is asking you for her mother. – Men, Women and Guns by H. C. (Herman Cyril) McNeile
  5. But don't let them kid you. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker
  6. But what about the kid – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  7. She's such a kid – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  8. " I haven't heard a 'thee' or a 'thou' since I was a kid – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham
  9. A man's gray kid glove lay on the table and a little book, and she said Prince Arthur had forgot them. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  10. Some of the things being produced, Cook invited his prisoners on board ship to dine, and when they came back the kid and a turkey were brought, so the prisoners and canoes were released. – The Life of Captain James Cook by Arthur Kitson
  11. Put some aside for the kid – Master of the Moondog by Stanley Mullen
  12. Say, kid you're' a wonder! – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  13. " I want that kid he growled. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  14. I always kiss men who tell me I'm a nice kid – The Next Time We Die by Robert Moore Williams
  15. Start talking, kid brother. – Voyage To Eternity by Milton Lesser
  16. I say, shall I give it to that little kid in Buller's, I forget his name, who was second? – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  17. I ain't no green kid – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  18. We did it to kid old Simpshall, because she was so beastly about us making a real battlefield. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  19. As for the kid if she lives she's much better off with you than with me, for you know I never could stand children; they get on my nerves. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  20. Come down to start the kid right, and talk it over with me. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
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