kid1 / kid/ • n. 1. inf. a child or young person. ∎ used as an informal form of address: we'll be seeing ya, kid! 2. a young goat. ∎ leather made from a young goat's skin: [as adj.] white kid gloves. kid2 • v. (kid·ded , kid·ding ) [tr.] inf. deceive (someone) in a playful or teasing way: you're kidding me! | [intr.] we were just kidding around. ∎ [tr.] deceive or fool (someone): he likes to kid everyone he's the big macho tough guy. DERIVATIVES: kid·der n.kid·ding·ly adv.
Hence kiddy young goat XVI; (sl., colloq.) little child XIX.
Kid ★★½ 1990 (R)
Young guy carries grudge for the murder of his parents and seeks pound of flesh. Enter mysterious beautiful woman and copious complications. Good sound FX. 94m/C VHS . C. Thomas Howell, R. Lee Ermey, Brian A(ustin) Green, Sarah Trigger, Dale Dye; D: John Mark Robinson.
Kid is also used for fine leather made from a young goat's skin.
handle with kid gloves deal with someone very carefully or tactfully.
Hence kid sb. humbug.