"kidnapper" Definition

  1. originally one who stole children. Now applied without reference to the age or sex of those stolen. From “kid,” a child, and “nab” (corrupted to “nap”), to steal, or seize.

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Position in the dictionary: 1884 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: kidney, kidsman, kilkenny cat, killing, kilt, kimbo, kimmer, kinchin, kinchin cove, kincob
Previous words in the dictionary: kidment, kiddyish, kiddy, kiddleywink, kiddily, kiddier, kidden, kid-on, kid, kicksy

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