Significado de “kid” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "kid" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk /kɪd/ us /kɪd/

kid noun (CHILD)

B1 [ C ] informal a child:

He took the kids to the park while I was working.

[ C ] informal a young person:

He was only 16, just a kid really.
[ as form of address ] What's up, kid?
sb's kid sister/brother mainly US informal

someone's younger sister or brother

be like a kid in a candy store US and Australian English

to be very happy and excited about the things around you, and often react to them in a way that is silly and not controlled:

You should have seen him when they arrived. He was like a kid in a candy store.

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kidverb [ I or T ]

uk /kɪd/ us /kɪd/ -dd- informal

to say something as a joke, often making someone believe something that is not true:

Oh no, I forgot your birthday! Hey, just/only kidding!
You won first prize? You're kidding! (= I'm really surprised.)
I'm just kidding you!
kid yourself

to believe something that is not true, usually because you want it to be true:

He says there's a good chance she'll come back to him but I think he's kidding himself.

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(Definition of “kid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "kid" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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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

kidverb [ 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.

(Definition of “kid” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)