noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Australian Informal.

pretense or nonsense.
small stakes or a small amount, especially of money.

Origin of kidstakes

1915–20; earlier British slang kid “nonsense, hoax” (apparently noun use of kid2) + stakes (see stake2) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for kidstakes


pl n

Australian informal pretence; nonsensecut the kidstakes!
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