kid stuff

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  1. something appropriate only for children.

  2. something very easy or simple.

Origin of kid stuff

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

Words Nearby kid stuff Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use kid stuff in a sentence

  • Throughout the 1950s and ’60s, monster movies were largely seen as kid stuff.

    The age of monsters | Chris Chafin | October 29, 2021 | Vox
  • Deconstruction is kid stuff—this one delves deep into the psychology behind the universal need to confront evil.

    My Favorite Horror Comedies | Marti Noxon | August 16, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Helen, honey—Tim knows that wishing when you blow out the candles is kid stuff.

    The Short Life | Francis Donovan
  • The only time I played football it was just kid stuff, and we wore whatever we had.

    Center Rush Rowland | Ralph Henry Barbour

Other Idioms and Phrases with kid stuff

kid stuff

Something very easy or uncomplicated, as in That new computer program is kid stuff. This usage alludes to something suitable for young children, or “kids.” [c. 1920]

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