a male or female given name, form of Sidney or Sydney. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of sids

  • He arose suddenly, and made as if to look over Sids shoulder.

  • And we were about to organize a relief expedition, with six months supply of rations, and start out, was Sids contribution.

  • Sids so anxious about the girls that he wont play if they dont come; will you Siddie?

  • Sids falling back, announced Holly, gloomily, as he watched the contestants.

  • Dick, by watching Sids lips, discovered that the unuttered sentiment was We hope the blame things choke!

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British Dictionary definitions for sids


abbreviation for

sudden infant death syndromeSee cot death
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Word Origin and History for sids



1970, acronym for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

sids in Medicine



sudden infant death syndrome
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sids in Science



See sudden infant death syndrome.
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