- 1 countable [colloquial] 1.1 (child)niño, (-ña) (masculine, feminine)they've got two kids
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]
botija (masculine or feminine) (Uruguay) [colloquial]tienen dos hijos ( or chavales etc)I loved swimming as a kidde pequeño or (in Latin America also) cuando era chico me encantaba nadarto be kid okid's stuff(easy) estar tirado [colloquial]
ser un juego de niños(lit: for children) ser cosa de niños(before noun) my kid brothermi hermano menor or pequeño or (Latin America)
chicoExample sentences1.2 (young person)
chico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
- 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)cabrito, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)
choto, (-ta) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences2.2 uncountable (leather) → glove
- 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.
- 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.
- [colloquial] don't get upset, I was only kiddingno te pongas así, estaba bromeando or era en bromahe was 92, no kidding!¡tenía 92 años, te lo juro!I've won the lottery — no kidding!¡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 (tease)to kid somebody (
aboutsomething)tomarle el pelo a alguien (con algo)he's just kidding you on o along o (in American English also) aroundte está tomando el peloExample 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.
- 2 (deceive) who do you think you're kidding?¿a quién te crees que estás engañando?you can't kid me it was just an oversighta mí no me vas a hacer creer que se te pasó por altoyou're kidding yourself if …te engañas si …don't kid yourself!¡no te hagas ilusiones!stop kidding yourself!¡desengáñate!
¡abre los ojos!
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