kid

noun

  • 1

    A young human being below the age of puberty or below the legal age of majority.

  • 2

    A son or daughter of any age.

verb

Dialects

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Origin

Early 19th century: perhaps from kid, expressing the notion ‘make a child or goat of’.

Pronunciation

  • kid /kɪd/