- n. 小孩；年轻人；小山羊；小山羊皮制品
- vi. (山羊等)下崽；捉弄
- vt. 开玩笑；哄骗；嘲弄
- adj. 较年幼的
- [C]小孩; 年轻人 a child; a young person
- [C][U]小山羊; 小山羊皮 (leather made from the skin of) young goat
- vt. 欺骗,开玩笑 deceive (sb), especially playfully; joke
a young person of either sex;
"she writes books for children"
"they're just kids"
"`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat;
English dramatist (1558-1594)
a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age;
"they had three children"
"they were able to send their kids to college"
tell false information to for fun;
"Are you pulling my leg?"
be silly or tease one another;
"After we relaxed, we just kidded around"
- The kid dug a tunnel in the sand.
- She sees me as a little kid who counts for nothing.
- Half the kids round here are unemployed.
- When he returned the kid was roasted.
- I have three pairs of kid gloves.
- You're kidding!
- He was trying to kid us about it.
- Jack tried to kid us into believing his story .
- He used to kid with me about buying those fake antiques.
- His kid sister clerks in a store.
- Tell that kid to stop making so much noise.
- Will you take care of my kids while I'm cooking?
- Hi! kid! What's up?
- Seen the new kid?
- He is a kid professor.
- The kids were kept in the small corral.
- The gloves were made of kid.
- It's true, no kidding.
- You are kidding.
- He is not really angry, he's only kidding.
- He's not really hurt; he's only kidding.
- I am not kidding you.
- You must be kidding me!
- Don't kid me,I know you're not telling the truth.
- You are kidding yourself.
- She kidded them that her father was an admiral.
- You shouldn't kid yourself that it is true.
- kid about (v.+prep.)
拿(某人的)…开玩笑 joke sb
kid sb about sth
He kidded her about her freckles.
Don't kid him about his odd clothes.
He always kids him about his paunch.
- kid around (v.+adv.)
戏弄,耍笑 deceive in a playful manner; play the fool
Don't take any notice of him, he's just kidding around.
- kid into (v.+prep.)
骗…相信… fool sb and make one believe sth
kid sb into sth/v-ing
Jack tried to kid us into believing his story.
- kid on〔up〕 (v.+adv.)
欺骗,哄骗 deceive (sb) as a joke
kid sb ⇔ on〔up〕
I don't believe you, you're just trying to kid me on.
Don't believe him, he is only kidding you up.
A mother goat appearing with her three kids.出自： M. Milner
He kids them on by promising three times more than the things are worth.出自： H. Mayhew
I don't seem able to kid myself that is real literature.出自： F. Donaldson
My nose looks like a strawberry; Toby kids me about it.出自： J. Updike
- 在口语中, the new kid有时可指新娘。
- kid的基本意思是善意地“开玩笑”“取笑”; 也可表示对容易上当者进行无恶意的欺骗; 接反身代词作宾语时意为“自欺欺人”。
- kid可用作及物动词,也可用作不及物动词。用作及物动词时,后接名词或代词作宾语。接反身代词作宾语时还可再接一个由that引导的宾语从句, that有时可省略。
- ☆ 1200年左右进入英语，直接源自古北欧语的ki，意为小山羊；最初源自原始日耳曼语的kijom。