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kid

noun  us   /kɪd/

kid noun (CHILD)

[C] a child, or a young adult: I took the kids to the park. He’s only 19, just a kid. [C] A kid brother or kid sister is a younger brother or sister.

kid noun (ANIMAL)

[C/U] a young goat, or very soft leather made from the skin of a young goat

kid

verb [I/T]  us   /kɪd/ (-dd-) infml

kid verb [I/T] (JOKE)

to say something as a joke, often making someone believe something that is not true: [I] You’re kidding around, aren’t you? [T] Casey’s just kidding you.kid yourself If you kid yourself, you believe that something you want to be true is true although it probably is not: He thinks she’ll come back, but I think he’s kidding himself.
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