- 1 countable [colloquial] 1.1 (child)they've got two kidsniño, (-ña) (masculine, feminine)chaval, (-vala) (masculine, feminine) (Spain) (Mexico) [colloquial]chavalo, (-vala) (masculine, feminine) (Central America) [colloquial]escuincle, (-cla) (Mexico) [colloquial]pibe, (-ba) (masculine, feminine) (River Plate area) [colloquial]cabro, (-bra) (masculine, feminine) (Chile) [colloquial]I loved swimming as a kidtienen dos hijos ( or chavales etc)to be kid okid's stuffde pequeño or (in Latin America also) cuando era chico me encantaba nadar(easy)estar tirado [colloquial](lit: for children)(before noun) my kid brotherser cosa de niños1.2 (young person)mi hermano menor or pequeño or (Latin America)chico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- Near me was sitting a woman with two kids - a toddler girl on her lap and a boy of about three next to her.
- The two of us mothers were not sure if my boy kid and her girl kid would get along and go sledding while we skied, but we risked it.
- Grateful kids at Whitmore Infant School in Basildon have been packing into the seated area since the structure went up.
- 2 2.1 countable (goat)2.2 uncountable (leather) → glovecabrito, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)choto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- I pointed to a pair of wine-red kid leather Dolce & Gabbana pumps.
- In her studio she showed us rich, Italian kid leathers, Florentine papers, artisanal glues and brushes.
- The faces are made of silk or kid leather, molded and enhanced with embroidered or painted details.
- He ignored the oxen like they did not exist and treated the goat kids like they were young colts.
- The family's goat kids shared the dwelling so they wouldn't freeze to death in their first winter.
- The Tamil original is sprinkled with evocative and lovely terms like poongkuttigal for goat kids.
- [colloquial] don't get upset, I was only kiddinghe was 92, no kidding!no te pongas así, estaba bromeando or era en bromaI've won the lottery — no kidding!¡tenía 92 años, te lo juro!¡me ha tocado la lotería! — ¡no me digas!Example sentences
- At first I thought he was just kidding around, as did everyone else, but he was genuinely challenging the lecturers, at points raising his voice and even banging on the desk like a child that wasn't getting it's way.
- He laughs again to show he's not posturing, he's kidding around.
- He kids around, annoying Mike and amusing Frank.
- 1.1 (tease) See examples:to kid somebody (
aboutsomething)he's just kidding you on o along o (in American English also) aroundtomarle el pelo a alguien (con algo)1.2 (deceive) who do you think you're kidding?te está tomando el peloyou can't kid me it was just an oversight¿a quién te crees que estás engañando?you're kidding yourself if …a mí no me vas a hacer creer que se te pasó por altodon't kid yourself!te engañas si …stop kidding yourself!¡no te hagas ilusiones!¡desengáñate!¡abre los ojos!Example sentences
- My dad used to kid her and tease her about it on election day.
- How I would kid him about all the air time and the praise he was getting.
- I'm around other people's fathers and Ayesha's father used to tease me and Anya, Anya especially, and we kidded him right back.
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