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kidology Line breaks: kid|ology
Pronunciation: /kɪˈdɒlədʒi/

Definition of kidology in English:


[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.

Words that rhyme with kidology

anthropology, apology, archaeology (US archeology), astrology, biology, campanology, cardiology, chronology, climatology, cosmology, craniology, criminology, dermatology, ecology, embryology, entomology, epidemiology, etymology, geology, gynaecology (US gynecology), haematology (US hematology), hagiology, horology, hydrology, iconology, ideology, immunology, iridology, meteorology, methodology, musicology, mythology, necrology, neurology, numerology, oncology, ontology, ophthalmology, ornithology, parasitology, pathology, pharmacology, phraseology, phrenology, physiology, psychology, radiology, reflexology, scatology, Scientology, seismology, semiology, sociology, symbology, tautology, technology, terminology, theology, topology, toxicology, urology, zoology • eulogy • energy • synergy • apogee • liturgy • lethargy
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