|1.||[ noun ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)|
|Synonyms:||child youngster minor tike fry nipper tiddler tyke small_fry nestling shaver|
"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
|Related terms:||juvenile urchin orphan kiddy changeling boy_wonder buster preschooler pickaninny schoolchild silly toddler foster_child waif imp foster-child bairn sprog peanut poster_child child's_body|
|2.||[ verb ] tell false information to for fun|
"Are you pulling my leg?"
|3.||[ verb ] be silly or tease one another|
|Synonyms:||chaff banter josh jolly|
"After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
|Related terms:||tease banter|
|4.||[ noun ] (clothing) soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat|
|5.||[ noun ] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age|
"they had three children" "they were able to send their kids to college"
|Related terms:||parent offspring baby stepchild male_offspring army_brat female_offspring family|
|6.||[ noun ] (theater,writing) English dramatist (1558-1594)|
|Synonyms:||thomas_kid thomas_kyd kyd|
|7.||[ noun ] (zoology) young goat|