- a person who toddles, especially a young child learning to walk.
Origin of toddler
Examples from the Web for toddler
When my oldest child was a toddler, I treated illuminated screens like plutonium.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time
December 26, 2014
The possibilities seem endless: Who needs a trip to the liquor store when the toddler can turn water into wine, amirite?Was Baby Jesus A Holy Terror?
December 21, 2014
She regressed to the mental state of a toddler lost in a J.C. Penny department store.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star
October 31, 2014
Robbie Howell abducted his wife and their toddler across state lines.The Worst Question for Abuse Victims
October 20, 2014
He even looks down to address a toddler who is noisily playing in a red wagon.The Ugly Truth About Cory Booker, New Jersey’s Golden Boy
October 20, 2014
I have not seen her for four years, not since she was a mite of a toddler.The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview
He had been worse since his wife died, when the boy was still a toddler.Play the Game!
Ruth Comfort Mitchell
A porter carried the big lunch-basket, and the little other mother led a toddler on each side, dodging the hurrying passengers.The Mintage
The boy looked down at the toddler beside him and then at the two little girls with weary contempt.The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife
Ellen M. Firebaugh
But in case you are unable to get into the diner, it is wise to take some simple things for your toddler and yourself to eat.If Your Baby Must Travel in Wartime
United States Department of Labor, Children's Bureau
- a young child, usually one between the ages of one and two and a half
- (modifier) designed or suitable for a toddlertoddler suits
Word Origin and History for toddler
1793, agent noun from toddle.