Definition of kidology in English:


Line breaks: kid|ology
Pronunciation: /kɪˈdɒlədʒi


[mass noun] informal , chiefly British
  • The art or practice of deliberately deceiving or teasing people.
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    • 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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