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Definizione monolingua e traduzione kid

Inglese grammatica



kid (third-person singular simple present kids, present participle kidding, simple past and past participle kidded)

  1. (transitive, colloquial) To make a fool of (someone)
  2. (transitive, colloquial) To make a joke with (someone)
  3. (intransitive) Of a goat, to give birth to kids
  4. (intransitive, colloquial) To joke
    Youre kidding!
    Only kidding

kid (plural kids)

  1. A young goat.
    • 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe: Fridays Education,
      I went, indeed, intending to kill a kid out of my own flock; and bring it home and dress it; but as I was going I saw a she-goat lying down in the shade, and two young kids sitting by her.
  2. Of a goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid
  3. Kidskin.
    • 1912, Jean Webster, Daddy-Long-Legs: Letter 3,
      I have three pairs of kid gloves. Ive had kid mittens before from the Christmas tree, but never real kid gloves with five fingers.
  4. (uncountable) The meat of a young goat.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe, Chapter 5,
      So saying, he gathered together, and brought to a flame, the decaying brands which lay scattered on the ample hearth; took from the larger board a mess of pottage and seethed kid, placed it upon the small table at which he had himself supped, and, without waiting the Jews thanks, went to the other side of the hall; […] .
  5. A young antelope.
  6. (colloquial) A child or young person.
    a kid brother
    • 2007 July 5, Barack Obama, Remarks of Senator Barack Obama to the National Education Association Annual Meeting,
      Our kids are why all of you are in this room today. Our kids are why you wake up wondering how youll make a difference and go to bed thinking about tomorrows lesson plan. Our kids are why you walk into that classroom every day even when youre not getting the support, or the pay, or the respect that you deserve - because you believe that every child should have a chance to succeed; that every child can be taught.
  7. (colloquial) An inexperienced person or one in a junior position.
    • 2007 June 3, Eben Moglen, speech, Freeing the Mind: Free Software and the end of proprietary culture,
      I remember as a kid lawyer working at IBM in the summer of 1983, when a large insurance company in Hartford, Connecticut, for the first time asked to buy 12000 IBM PC’s in a single order.
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