Synonyms for kidder

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : kid
Phonetic Transcription : kɪd

Top 10 synonyms for kidder Other synonyms for the word kidder

Définition of kidder

Origin :
  • c.1200, "the young of a goat," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse kið "young goat"), from Proto-Germanic *kiðjom (cf. Old High German kizzi, German kitze, Danish and Swedish kid). Extended meaning of "child" first recorded as slang 1590s, established in informal usage by 1840s. Applied to skillful young thieves and pugilists since at least 1812. Kid stuff "something easy" is from 1913 (The phrase was in use about that time in reference to vaudeville acts or advertisements featuring children, and to children-oriented features in newspapers). Kid glove "a glove made of kidskin leather" is from 1680s; sense of "characterized by wearing kid gloves," therefore "dainty, delicate" is from 1856.
  • As in inexperienced : adj unskilled, unfamiliar
  • As in infant/infantile : adj very young
  • As in pure : adj virginal, chaste
  • As in unsophisticated : adj natural, simple
  • As in callow : adj immature
  • As in uninitiate : adj inexperienced
  • As in unpracticed : adj inexperienced
  • As in immature : adj young, inexperienced
  • As in joker : noun person who kids, teases
  • As in wag : noun person who is very funny
  • As in jokester : noun joker
  • As in quipster : noun joker
Example sentences :
  • This book and 'Kidder's' are two that I could hardly get along without.
  • Extract from : « Letters and Lettering » by Frank Chouteau Brown
  • In Mrs. Kidder's bake-shop were gathered the henchmen of Hat Tyler.
  • Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1919 » by Various
  • Mr. Kidder, of Kidder & Kidder, had by request waited upon the lady of Bellevieu.
  • Extract from : « Dorothy » by Evelyn Raymond
  • He-he-he, Mr. Kidder; I sartainly knew you was coming—yassah!
  • Extract from : « The Woman Gives » by Owen Johnson
  • "Oh, he said yes," cried Mrs. Kidder, clinging to her Countesshood.
  • Extract from : « My Friend the Chauffeur » by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • I want to inquire if you have any acquaintance with the large grocery house of Kidder & Ladd, in the City?
  • Extract from : « The Debtor » by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The names of all Lovewell's party, and biographical notices of some of them, are also given by Mr. Kidder.
  • Extract from : « A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I » by Francis Parkman
  • I have used Mrs. Kidder's cordial in my family a good deal, and I assure you it is no humbug.
  • Extract from : « Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders » by William A. Alcott
  • Kidder's medical battery used forty years ago or more, and still used and purchasable in its first form, was a dynamo.
  • Extract from : « Steam Steel and Electricity » by James W. Steele
  • Kidder, Mrs. Ida A., addresses Agricultural libraries section, 226-7.
  • Extract from : « Papers and Proceedings of the Thirty-fourth Annual Meeting of the American Library Association Held at Ottawa, Canada June 26-July 2, 1912 » by Various

Antonyms for kidder

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