kiddo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

kid +‎ -o; see kid (child).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kiddo (plural kiddos)

  1. (colloquial, affectionate) A close friend; especially used as a form of address.
    Okay, kiddo, I gotta run.
  2. (colloquial, affectionate) A child.
    • 2008, Robin Dutton-Cookston, The Foggiest Idea: Tales of a Displaced Texan in San Francisco Mamaland (page 51)
      The books say it's normal. Toddlers often stop napping around this age, and the average amount of sleep needed by a two-year-old is between nine and thirteen hours. My kiddo cuts logs for twelve hours at a stretch, so she's plenty rested.

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Last modified on 9 December 2013, at 18:31