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kid2

kid2

 
pronunciation:
kId
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: kidded, kidding, kids
definition 1: (informal) to tease or joke.
We kid our boss about his messy desk, but he doesn't seem to mind.
synonyms:
josh, rib
similar words:
banter, jest, joke, mock, ridicule, tease, wisecrack
definition 2: to deceive or fool.
I was kidding her about my winning the lottery, but she took me seriously.
synonyms:
fool
similar words:
deceive, dupe, gull, hoax, jive, trick
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to speak or act in a playfully deceptive way; joke.
When I told you I didn't get you a birthday present, I was just kidding.
synonyms:
banter, fool, jest, joke, josh
similar words:
jive, mock, play, sport, tease
derivations: kiddingly (adv.), kidder (n.)