- kid [kid]n.[ME kide, prob. < Anglo-N, akin to ON kith, Dan & Swed kid, Ger kitze]1. a young goat or, occasionally, antelope2. its flesh, used as a food3. leather made from the skin of young goats, used for gloves, shoes, etc.4. [pl.] gloves or shoes made of this leather5. Informal a child or young personadj.1. made of kidskin☆ 2. Informal younger [my kid sister]vt., vi.kidded, kidding1. to give birth to (a kid or kids): said of goats or antelopes2. Informala) to deceive or fool in a playful wayb) to tease or ridicule playfully——————kid aroundto engage in joking, horseplay, etc.——————no kidding!Informal I can hardly believe it!: an exclamation of doubt or surprisekiddern.kidlikeadj.kiddish
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.