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kiddo

[kid-oh] /ˈkɪd oʊ/
noun, plural kiddos, kiddoes.
1.
Informal. (used as a familiar form of address.)
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; kid1 + -o
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n.

1893, familiar form of kid (n.) in the "child" sense.

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kiddo

noun

A person, esp one younger than oneself •Used nearly always in direct address: Look, kiddo, I don't think you quite understand/ There's a lot of loot there, kiddo (1905+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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