kiddo

[kid-oh]

noun, plural kid·dos, kid·does.

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

Nearby words

  1. kiddie,
  2. kiddie car,
  3. kiddie porn,
  4. kidding,
  5. kiddle,
  6. kiddush,
  7. kiddy,
  8. kideo,
  9. kidman,
  10. kidnap

Origin of kiddo

First recorded in 1880–85; kid1 + -o

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Word Origin and History for kiddos

kiddo

n.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper