1. [late 18C–mid-19C] a fashionable, flashy young man, a rake, a pimp or a thief; thus rolling kiddy, a dandy-cum-thief, or a dandy who dresses like a smart thief.
2. [late 18C+] a child; cite 1775 is used to a girlfriend.
3. [19C+] a man.
4. [mid-19C+] (later US black) a friend or fellow, a person.
5. [mid-19C] stage-coach driver.
6. [mid-19C] a hat fashionable among small-time but dandified thieves. It featured a broad ribbon passing through a large buckle at its front.
7. [mid-19C–1900s] a pimp.
8. [1920s+] as the kiddy/kiddie, the most important person.
9. [1970s] (US black) one who is seen as less important than the speaker.
1. [early 19C–1910s] stylish, showily dressed.
2. [mid-19C] frolicsome, jovial.
[2000s] a paedophile.
[1970s+] pornography that features the sexual exploitation of young (sometimes very young) children. The practice has been going on for very many years; the term emerged into wider use during the mid-1980s.