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nounPlural kiddos, Plural kiddoes
1(form of address)amigotío Spain informalmano Mexico informalche River Plate informalgallo Chile informal
- For the time being, kiddo, why not relax and enjoy being with someone who's more experienced?
- She doesn't know what she's got, she doesn't deserve you, kiddo.
- ‘And I've missed that wit of yours, too, kiddo,’ she replied.
- ‘You had me worried there, kiddo,’ he said, his voice shaking.
- The man seemed surprised, but he quickly covered it up, ‘I don't blame you, kiddo, it's hard for a young girl to grow up here.’
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