Definition of kiddie in English:

kiddie

(also kiddy)

nounPlural kiddies

informal
  • A young child.

    • ‘We strolled around watching kiddies throw tantrums and people screaming on roller coasters.’
    • ‘Now, I hear it every day, if not on TV, then from kiddies in the street.’
    • ‘An open-air barbecue, disco, live band and bouncing castle for kiddies was laid on for the guests.’
    • ‘Gather the kiddies around and force them into ridiculous poses for holiday card pictures.’
    • ‘Politicians love schools because the kiddies are so photogenic and don't ask awkward questions.’
    • ‘The local kiddies had a visit to a circus that set up in St. Brigid's Hall on Friday evening last.’
    • ‘Parents love taking kiddies to see him and get a present.’
    • ‘The circus pleased all the kiddies as well as parents for two days.’
    • ‘Gather round kiddies, old Grampa Shakey has a story to sing, a story about a town called Greendale.’
    • ‘While it was a great sporting and social event, it was also a fun family day out with lots of entertainment for the kiddies.’
    • ‘I think he gave very fair reasons and I fully understand them, I've got two young kiddies myself.’
    • ‘The cleverer little kiddies figured out which keys worked the lock.’
    • ‘Old people too and mothers with babies and kiddies out shopping.’
    • ‘Somewhere tonight, a sick kiddy will be smiling.’
    • ‘I felt this was a good time for him to go and spend time with his wife and his kiddy.’
    • ‘With so many single mums and the cost of daycare so high, it is a welcome relief to send the kiddies off to pre-school.’
    • ‘So, a lesson for all of you kiddies out there: watch what you write if you're planning to author a book in the future.’
    • ‘That first afternoon, at home with the cheesecake, these three kiddies appeared with flowers and ice cream.’
    • ‘Our house is next to a school - so all the little kiddies have to be negotiated as well.’
    • ‘This is a great way to entertain the kiddies over the school holidays.’
    child, youngster, little one, young one, baby, toddler, infant, boy, girl, young person, minor, juvenile, adolescent, teenager, youth, stripling
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Pronunciation

kiddie

/ˈkɪdi/