I UK [kɪd] / US noun
Word forms "kid":
singular kid plural kids
1) [countable] informal a child

There was a group of kids playing football in the street.

a) a young adult

a bunch of middle-class college kids

b) kids
[plural] someone's sons or daughters

Have you got kids of your own?

We took the kids to the zoo at the weekend.

a) [countable] a young goat
b) [uncountable] leather made from a young goat's skin

elegant kid gloves

II UK [kɪd] / US verb
Word forms "kid":
present tense I/you/we/they kid he/she/it kids present participle kidding past tense kidded past participle kidded
1) [intransitive/transitive, usually progressive] mainly spoken to say something that is not true, especially as a joke

He said that? You're kidding me.

just/only kidding:

Just kidding. Don't worry.

2) [transitive] to make jokes about someone, but in a kind way
kid someone about something:

I always used to kid him about his hair.

are you kidding?spoken used for saying that you do not believe or agree with what someone is saying

"Let's meet in the park." "Are you kidding? In this weather?"

who is someone kidding?= who is someone trying to kid? informal — used for saying that someone wants you to believe something, but everyone knows it is not true

Professional businesswoman? Who is she kidding?

Phrasal verbs:
III UK [kɪd] / US adjective [only before noun] informal
your kid brother or sister is your younger brother or sister

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