also kiddy noun (plural kiddies) Usage: often attributive Etymology: 1kid Date: 1889 a small child <
a kiddie pool
kiddie rides

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • kiddie — or kiddy [kid′ē] n. pl. kiddies 〚dim. of KID, n. 5〛 Informal a child * * * kid·die or kid·dy …   Universalium

  • kiddie — (also kiddy) ► NOUN (pl. kiddies) informal ▪ a young child …   English terms dictionary

  • kiddie — or kiddy [kid′ē] n. pl. kiddies [dim. of KID, n. 5] Informal a child …   English World dictionary

  • kiddie — kid|die1 kiddy [ˈkıdi] n informal especially BrE a young child ▪ a sandpit for the kiddies kiddie 2 kiddie2 kiddy adj [only before noun] made, involving, or intended for young children ▪ a kiddie seat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kiddie — UK [ˈkɪdɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms kiddie : singular kiddie plural kiddies informal a very young child …   English dictionary

  • kiddie — noun A child. The kiddie pool was shallow so the children would be safe, which meant it was much warmer than the adult pool …   Wiktionary

  • Kiddie — Kịd|die, das; s, s <meist Pl.> [engl. kiddie] (Jargon): Kind; Jugendliche[r] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kiddie — This most interesting surname is a Scottish name, and is a patronymic form of the Gaelic name MacAddie , which itself comes from the Hebrew personal name Adam , borne, according to Genesis, by the first man, and often said to derive from the… …   Surnames reference

  • kiddie — adj. Kiddie is used with these nouns: ↑pool …   Collocations dictionary

  • kiddie — [[t]kɪ̱di[/t]] kiddies also kiddy N COUNT A kiddie is a very young child. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

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