part of speech: noun

definition 1: a young goat.

  • We petted a goat and her two kids.

definition 2: leather from the skin of a young goat, used for making gloves or other products.

definition 3: (informal) a child or young person.

  • Do you like the kids in your new neighborhood?

synonyms: child, youngster, youth

derivation: kidlike (adj.)


part of speech: verb

inflections: kids, kidding, kidded

definition 1: (informal) to joke or tease.

  • Please don’t kid me about my new haircut.

definition 2: (informal) to tell a lie to or fool.

  • Were you kidding me when you said your mother gave you ice cream for dinner?

synonyms: fool

derivations: kiddingly (adv.), kidder (n.)