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kid around

Slang definitions & phrases for kid around

kid around

verb phrase

To jest and banter; avoid seriousness; fool around (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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  • Now you send the kid around and I'll let him bust things here for a while.

    To Him That Hath Leroy Scott
  • Oh, boy, I just grabbed that kid around the neck, till I could feel his curly head right tight close to me.

    Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels Percy Keese Fitzhugh
Idioms and Phrases with kid around

kid around

Engage in good-humored fooling, joking, or teasing. For example, He's always kidding around with the other boys. [ First half of 1900s ]
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