Definition of kiddie in English:


(also kiddy)


  • A young child.

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