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Kid in a Sentence

Examples of kid in a sentence

Kid is a pretty easy word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!

When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand kid (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use kid in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of kid, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.

Below you will find the definition of kid, followed by 36 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.


(noun) - soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat

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EXAMPLES - Kid in a Sentence

  1. If that's all you know as a kid, you get used to it. (source)
  2. If you call your kid a monster ... they will BE a monster. (source)
  3. In a pinch I might even have to call the kid back to Earth. (source)
  4. I'm glad the kid is alright and I hope Angel Rest in Peace!!! (source)
  5. Acquaintances of ours adopted a kid from a Romanian orphanage. (source)
  6. All that was left behind of the kid was a single nagging memory. (source)
  7. At a family party he called the kid over, and whispered into his ... (source)
  8. "Taking one night to go out and act like a kid is about all I can do." (source)
  9. It was hard to be called a "kid" -- harder still to be left out of the game. (source)
  10. He knows Peggy's right and calls the kid in, and ends up being forced to hire him. (source)
  11. Just when you think your kid is a wierdo, you find other kids doing the same thing. (source)
  12. The food was awful, the kid was a brat, and Albin and his wife were as boring as ever. (source)
  13. The child actor, best known as the kid from "Home Alone," had a very troubled childhood. (source)
  14. Can I just say how much I love Will Arnett and his calling his kid's face "the top part". (source)
  15. And I'm not a fan of Will Smith, and now it looks like his kid is a clone of his personality! (source)
  16. A kid is shorter than an adult and would get a better perspective when looking at the culvert. (source)
  17. Joe basically stakes his sort of future on this kid, thinks that this kid is his golden ticket. (source)
  18. That was Alec Baldwin being so awesome that you just didn't care what he called his kid anymore. (source)
  19. At a family party he called the kid over, and whispered into his ear one piece of friendly advice. (source)
  20. On Friday, this "kid" - now a 44-year-old real-life astronaut - is about to go where few have gone before. (source)
  21. Since my kid is a "W", I thought I had plenty of time to use the bathroom among all the "H's" being called. (source)
  22. Acne had pitted, scarred, and hardened the skin on his face when he was a kid, which is why his enemies called him "the Pineapple." (source)
  23. I was appalled that nobody in the dilapidated Fourth Estate had thought to themselves, "Sheesh, he called the kid" macaca, "a racial slur. (source)
  24. Why is it that the major financial institutions in the toliet or heading there all wanted to give this first term kid a whole bunch of money? (source)
  25. But for Christine to say that children just want books about adventure or just being a kid is an oversimplification of what children truly want. (source)
  26. Using cameras on a broad brush basis with troubled families in general because the kid is a delinquent, etc. sounds like bad policy on several levels. (source)
  27. What food-for-the-adult-kid translates into is classic comfort food, which he intends to prepare with better ingredients and more care than are typically lavished on it. (source)
  28. The view before him proved it-his office was in the heart of Boston's financial district-and yet he still felt like the tongue-tied kid from the Irish enclave whenever he talked to Jessie. (source)
  29. I leave my keys at the library or I call my kid by the dog's name or I go to the grocery store for dish soap and return with a bunch of bananas, a container of sour cream and a box of fish sticks. (source)
  30. It is often referred to as a kid-friendly city owing to the fact that it has a vast number of water parks, amusement parks and beaches as well as boardwalks along with numerous hotels and restaurants. (source)
  31. I'm sure that if a GOPer's kid hacked Nancy Pelosi's email more conservatives would be making the hacker into a martyr than the rest of us would believe that this kid is anything but a criminal who deserves punishment. (source)
  32. I can also read it that she would need a kid to play outside, but I think it's not all about ME (or Ann?) getting to play ... it's playing with a *kid* (preferably more than one, two or more always works better) in the snow. (source)
  33. For Lucky (newcomer Prince Adu), it's a crucial distinction: Early in the film, a former girlfriend of his (Kat Sanchez) shows up, shoves a baby in his arms, tells him the kid is his, and then lights out with her present boyfriend. (source)
  34. Almost always, I suspect, Dad believes that what he does is in the best interests of his kid, which is what makes this such a poignant -- as well as poisonous -- subject, mixing as it does short-term sports success and (often) long-term unhappy lives. (source)
  35. The skins of the young kids or goats were much too delicate for shoes and were made into thin flexible leather for kid gloves; the leather commonly known as kid and used for shoes was not really kid at all, the boys were told, but the skin of mature goats. (source)
  36. When Rosalie tells me that she got her shoulder problem picking blueberries as a "kid" - she still is one in my eyes, of course-I flash on a scene from my own childhood, of wandering through fields on an intense July day, grabbing berries by the handful as I go. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 36 example sentences provided below is 74.0, which suggests that "kid" is a fairly easy word that is likely to be understood by a majority of English-speaking individuals.


We have 16 synonyms for kid.

baby, bairn, boy, child, daughter, girl, infant, juvenile, lad, lass, little one, son, teenager, tot, youngster, youth


We have 1 antonym for kid.



Pronunciation: (kĭd)

Syllabification: ['kid']


View up to 25 definitions of kid from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (noun) A young goat.
  2. (noun) The young of a similar animal, such as an antelope.
  3. (noun) The flesh of a young goat.
  4. (noun) Leather made from the skin of a young goat; kidskin.
  5. (noun) An article made from this leather.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  1. (noun) A young goat.
  2. (noun) Of a goat, the state of being pregnant: in kid
  3. (noun) The meat of a young goat.
  4. (noun) A young antelope.
  5. (noun) A child or young person.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (noun) A young goat.
  2. (noun) A young child or infant; hence, a simple person, easily imposed on.
  3. (noun) A kind of leather made of the skin of the young goat, or of the skin of rats, etc.
  4. (noun) Gloves made of kid.
  5. (noun) A small wooden mess tub; -- a name given by sailors to one in which they receive their food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (noun) A young goat.
  2. (noun) The flesh of a young goat.
  3. (noun) Leather made from the skin of a kid, used in making shoes and gloves. Much of the leather so used and sold as “kid” is made from other skins.
  4. (noun) The roe deer in its first year.
  5. (noun) A child, especially a male child.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (noun) soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
  2. (verb) be silly or tease one another
  3. (verb) tell false information to for fun
  4. (noun) a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
  5. (noun) English dramatist (1558-1594)