kid

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kid)


Inflections of 'kid' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
kids
v 3rd person singular
kidding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
kidded
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
kidded
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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kid

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [little, wimpy, rude] kid
  2. he's [only, just, still] a kid
  3. stop [acting, playing, behaving] like a kid!
  4. take your kids to the [game, mountains, office]
  5. go on [vacation, a trip] with the kids
  6. go [shopping, climbing, cycling] with the kids
  7. our kids are [well behaved, as good as gold, polite, excited]
  8. we have [three] kids at home
  9. used to [play, hang out, go] there when I was a kid
  10. give your kids [candy, a treat]
  11. picked the kids up from [school, daycare]
  12. [taking, driving] the kids to [school, basketball practice]
  13. How are the kids?
  14. slang: it's just kid stuff (in comparison)
  15. the goat and her kid
n as adj
  1. is my kid [brother]
  2. is a real kid pleaser
  3. don't like that kid stuff anymore
  4. kid [leather, jackets, gloves]
  5. [treat, handle] her with kid gloves
adv
  1. kid-friendly [movies, attractions, activities]
  2. the [movie] is kid friendly
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