Definition of kidology in English:

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Pronunciation: /kɪˈdɒlədʒi/


[mass noun] informal, chiefly British
The art or practice of deliberately deceiving or teasing people.
Example sentences
  • And he was presumably using kidology when he said: ‘on current form and league positions we don't have a chance, but we'll give it a good go.’
  • But that was just another bit of O'Leary kidology.
  • Maybe it's kidology, but he reckons the chance of surviving this season is only 10%.


1960s: formed irregularly from the verb kid2 + -logy.

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