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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
kid (noun)
1.
a) a young goat
b) a young individual of various animals related to the goat
2.
a) the flesh, fur, or skin of a kid
b) something made of kid
3.
a young person , especially - child often used as a generalized reference to one especially younger or less experienced the kid on the pro golf tour poor kid
kid (verb)
intransitive verb
to bring forth young - used of a goat or an antelope
kid (adjective)
- younger my kid brother
kid (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to deceive as a joke - it's the truth; I wouldn't kid you
b) to fail to admit the truth to - they're kidding themselves
2.
intransitive verb
to make fun of to engage in good-humored fooling or horseplay - often used with around
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
kid (noun)
a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
SYNONIMS:
bairn, bambino, bud, chap, chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie ( kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youth
RELATED WORDS:
adolescent, minor; kindergartner ( kindergartener), preschooler, rug rat [], schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl, schoolkid; babe, baby, bantling, infant, neonate, nestling, newborn, toddler, tot, tyke ( tike), weanling; brat, devil, hellion, imp, jackanapes, mischief, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, rogue, urchin, whippersnapper; cherub; preteen, preteen-ager, subteen, teen, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tween; lad, nipper, shaver, stripling, tad; bobby-soxer, hoyden, tomboy
NEAR ANTONYMS:
middle-ager; ancient, elder, golden-ager, oldster, old-timer, senior, senior citizen
adult, grown-up
kid (verb)
1.
to make fun of in a good-natured way
SYNONIMS:
chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, razz, rib, ride, roast
RELATED WORDS:
banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk ( yuck) []
kid (verb)
2.
to make jokes
SYNONIMS:
banter, chaff, fool, fun, gag, jape, jest, jive, jolly, josh, kid, quip, wisecrack, yuk ( yuck)
RELATED WORDS:
gibe ( jibe), haze, jeer, mock, rag, rally, razz, rib, ridicule, tease; caricature, lampoon, parody, satirize; amuse, divert, entertain
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