kidlike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kid +‎ -like. Compare kidly.

Adjective[edit]

kidlike (comparative more kidlike, superlative most kidlike)

  1. Resembling kid (the material).
  2. (informal) Childlike.
    • 1977, Stephen King, Children of the Corn
      He suspected they had done the most kidlike thing, regardless of the consequences for them; they had given up and gone home.
  3. Resembling or characteristic of a kid (juvenile goat); haedine. (Can we add an example for this sense?)