- Kid is defined as something made from the hide of a young goat.
An example of something kid are kid gloves, gloves made from very delicate leather.
- The definition of a kid is a child or a young goat, or the leather or meat of a young goat.
- An example of a kid is a child in the first grade.
- An example of a kid is a baby goat born on a farm.
- Kid means to tease or deceive in a fun way.
An example of kid is to tell a joke in a speech that makes fun of someone in your office.
Two kids - one human, one goat.
kid definition by Webster's New World
- a young goat or, occasionally, antelope
- its flesh, used as a food
- leather made from the skin of young goats, used for gloves, shoes, etc.
- gloves or shoes made of this leather
- Informal a child or young person
Origin: Middle English kide, probably ; from Anglo-N, akin to Old Norse kith, Danish and amp; Swedish kid, German kitze
- made of kidskin
- ☆ Informal younger: my kid sister
kid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A young goat.b. The young of a similar animal, such as an antelope.
- a. The flesh of a young goat.b. Leather made from the skin of a young goat; kidskin.c. An article made from this leather.
- Informal a. A child.b. A young person.
- Slang Pal. Used as a term of familiar address, especially for a young person: Hi, kid! What's up?
- Made of kid.
- Informal Younger than oneself: my kid brother.
- To mock playfully; tease. See Synonyms at banter.
- To deceive in fun; fool.
- Informal To engage in teasing or good-humored fooling.
- To bear young. Used of a goat or an antelope.
Origin: Middle English kide, from Old Norse kidh.
- kidˈder noun
- kidˈding·ly adverb
kid - Phrases/Idioms
- Used to express disbelief.
- Used to express scornful acknowledgment of the obvious.