kid around

kid around (with someone)

to tease and joke with someone. I like to kid around with John. We are great friends. Yes, John and I used to kid around a lot.
See also: around, kid

kid around

to joke with someone At the end of the show, the dancers kidded around with the audience and tried to get them to dance.
See also: around, kid

kid around

Engage in good-humored fooling, joking, or teasing. For example, He's always kidding around with the other boys. [First half of 1900s]
See also: around, kid

kid around

v.
1. To act amusingly and without seriousness: We didn't mean to appear rude; we were just kidding around.
2. To fool someone lightheartedly: At first she thought we were serious, but she finally realized we were just kidding around. I was kidding around with my brother, telling him that our parents had won the lottery.
See also: around, kid
References in classic literature ?
Haven't seen a bow-legged, dirty-faced little devil of a six-year- old loot kid around here anywhere, have you?
They'd kid around and get in some laughs in the middle of the 20th century's biggest war.
He's reaching Gonzales-ish stature on skateboarding's cumulative Favorites-of-All-Time list and there ain't a kid around the flat bar who doesn't try and copy his springy pushing style and ivory-smooth grace.
I wanted to ask him what range of colors I could choose from, but one dares not kid around with a Motor Vehicles clerk.
We kid around that she became our housekeeper,'' Barbara says, laughing.
You'll feel like the most popular kid around, and you won't be able to hear Dave Duncan spouting out vital commentary.
He has three national titles, but he also is the guy who allegedly grabbed a kid around the neck at practice and was accused of bullying a student who referred to him as ``Knight.
But when it came to business, Hope, who died Sunday, didn't kid around.
I remember Dale when he was just a little kid around the shop,'' Jim said, ``when I had a set of side pipes put on my '57 Ford for $25 and my front springs dropped for $2 apiece.
We kid around and we go to the supermarket during our break to get more food.
The magazine, which was hauled into court a few weeks ago by Giuliani over ads plastered on city buses that used his name, continued to kid around with the newly re-elected mayor.
You have to, because there's not a lot of time to talk or kid around.