kiddo

[kid-oh]

noun, plural kid·dos, kid·does.

Informal. (used as a familiar form of address.)

Origin of kiddo

First recorded in 1880–85; kid1 + -o
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Word Origin and History for kiddoes

kiddo

n.

1893, familiar form of kid (n.) in the "child" sense.

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