Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun kid

5 senses of kid

Sense 1
child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling -- (a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster")
       => juvenile, juvenile person -- (a young person, not fully developed)

Sense 2
kid, kidskin -- (soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat; "kid gloves")
       => leather -- (an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning)

Sense 3
Kyd, Kid, Thomas Kyd, Thomas Kid -- (English dramatist (1558-1594))
       INSTANCE OF=> dramatist, playwright -- (someone who writes plays)

Sense 4
child, kid -- (a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age; "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college")
       => offspring, progeny, issue -- (the immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue")

Sense 5
kid -- (young goat)
       => goat, caprine animal -- (any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb kid

2 senses of kid

Sense 1
pull the leg of, kid -- (tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?")
       => gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across -- (fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!")

Sense 2
kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter -- (be silly or tease one another; "After we relaxed, we just kidded around")
       => tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride -- (harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie")

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