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1 kid /ˈkɪd/ noun
plural kids
1 kid
/ˈkɪd/
noun
plural kids
Learner's definition of KID
[count] informal
: a son or daughter : child
: a young person
sometimes used as a form of address
[count] : a young goat
[noncount] : a soft leather made from the skin of a young goat

new kid on the block

: someone who has recently joined a particular group
see also kid gloves
2 kid /ˈkɪd/ adjective
2 kid
/ˈkɪd/
adjective
Learner's definition of KID
always used before a noun chiefly US, informal
: younger
3 kid /ˈkɪd/ verb
kids; kidded; kidding
3 kid
/ˈkɪd/
verb
kids; kidded; kidding
Learner's definition of KID
informal
: to speak to (someone) in a way that is not serious : to say things that are not true to (someone) in a joking way
[+ object]
[no object]
often + around
[+ object] : to make fun of (someone) in a friendly way : tease
[+ object] : to say (something) in a joking way

kid yourself

: to fail to admit the truth to yourself : to deceive yourself

no kidding

informal
used to emphasize the truth of a statement
used to ask if a statement is really true
used to show that you are surprised by or interested in what has been said.
often used in an ironic way in response to a statement that is regarded as very obvious

— kidder

noun, plural kidders [count]
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