HyperDic: child

English > 4 senses of the word child:
NOUNperson child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlinga young person of either sex
person child, kida human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
person child, babyan immature childish person
person childa member of a clan or tribe
child > pronunciation
Soundschay'ld
Rhymesbeguiled ... wild: 14 rhymes with ayld...
English > child: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young person of either sex.
Example"she writes books for children"
Synonymskid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling
Partschild's bodyThe body of a human child
NarrowerbairnA child
busterA robust child
changelingA child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder childA prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age
foster-child, foster child, fosterlingA child who is raised by foster parents
imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagOne who is playfully mischievous
kiddy, kiddieA young child
orphanA child who has lost both parents
peanutA young child who is small for his age
pickaninny, piccaninny, picaninny(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster childA child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes
preschooler, kindergartner, kindergartenerA child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
sillyA word used for misbehaving children
sprogA child
toddler, yearling, tot, bambinoA young child
urchinPoor and often mischievous city child
waif, street childA homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
Broaderjuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishalevín, chango, chaval, chico, chiqüelo, chiquillo, cría, criatura, crío, joven, jovenzuelo, menor de edad, menor, mozalbete, muchachuelo, nene, niño, pececillo, tike
Catalancriatura, jove, menor, nen, tike, xaval, xic
Adjectiveschildlybefitting a young child
Nounschildhoodthe state of a child between infancy and adolescence
childhoodthe time of person's life when they are a child
English > child: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA human offspring (son or daughter) of any age.
Example"they had three children"
Synonymkid
Member offamily, family unitprimary social group
Narrowerarmy bratThe child of a career officer of the United States Army
baby, babe, infantA very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
female offspringA child who is female
male offspring, man-childA child who is male
stepchildA child of your spouse by a former marriage
Broaderoffspring, progeny, issueThe immediate descendants of a person
OppositeparentA father or mother
Spanishhija, hijo, niña, niño, ninzzo
Catalanfilla, fill, nen
Adjectivespuerileof or characteristic of a child
English > child: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn immature childish person.
Example"he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"
Synonymbaby
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishniña, niño
Catalannena, nen
Nounschildhoodthe state of a child between infancy and adolescence
English > child: 4 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA member of a clan or tribe.
Example"the children of Israel"
Broaderdescendant, descendentA person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
Spanishhijo
Catalanfill

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