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kiddy

[kid-ee] /ˈkɪd i/
noun, plural kiddies. Informal.
1.
a child.
Also, kiddie.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; kid1 + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for kiddie

kiddy

/ˈkɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dies
1.
(informal) an affectionate word for child
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Word Origin and History for kiddie

kiddy

n.

also kiddie; 1570s as "young goat;" 1780 as "flash thief;" 1889 as "child," from various senses of kid (n.) + -y (3). Related: Kiddies.

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Slang definitions & phrases for kiddie

kiddie

noun

A child

[1889+; the form kiddey is found by 1823]


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