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synonyms for kidding

  • irritating
  • joking
  • mocking
  • badgering
  • bothering
  • disturbing
  • exasperating
  • harassing
  • plaguing
  • provoking
  • ribbing
  • taunting
  • tickling
  • tormenting
  • vexing
  • banter
  • fool
  • persiflage
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • teasing
  • asteism
  • joking
  • joshing
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antonyms for kidding

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  • comforting
  • praising
  • regaling
    • flattery
    • praise
    • work
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        How to use kidding in a sentence

        And, whenever you see a Dub kidding a Lout, you can be assured that the dub is trying to lift himself above a similar rating.
        DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
        He had tried to tease her in the old manner, but his kidding had lacked its usual carelessness.
        THE MISSING FORMULAMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
        A jolly old uncle who was there and who was looked on as the sage and wit of the Welsh settlement, began kidding me.
        THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
        Our meeting consisted in good part of his "kidding" me, because I was lacking in the congenial vices of the caf.
        THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
        "I was just kidding myself," he said, with his usual blunt honesty, but with a wistful note of disappointment.
        TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
        He knew Arcot was kidding, but he also knew how far Arcot would go when he was kidding—and this sounded like he meant it.
        ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
        No kidding, is that how those rats triggered off all these quakes?
        TOM SWIFT AND THE VISITOR FROM PLANET XVICTOR APPLETON
        “Quit your kidding,” grinned Brennan, with a facetious poke in the ribs, and strolled back to the bench.
        BASEBALL JOE AROUND THE WORLDLESTER CHADWICK
        I sliced into a ditch and away we went, leaving a great deal of promiscuous kidding behind us.
        FORE!CHARLES EMMETT VAN LOAN
        A light dawned upon the sheriff; Bulldog had put many a practical joke over—he was kidding.
        BULLDOG CARNEYW. A. FRASER
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        WORDS RELATED TO KIDDING

        • asteism
        • banter
        • fool
        • joking
        • joshing
        • kidding
        • persiflage
        • raillery
        • repartee
        • ribbing
        • teasing
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