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verb kid pronunciation in British English /kɪd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theykid
he/she/itkids
present participlekidding
past tensekidded
past participlekidded
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] [usually progressive] mainly spoken to say something that is not true, especially as a joke
    He said that? You’re kidding me.
    just/only kidding: Just kidding. Don’t worry.
  2. 2
    [transitive] to make jokes about someone, but in a kind way
    kid someone about something: I always used to kid him about his hair.

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