Idioms about child
Origin of child
OTHER WORDS FROM childchild·less, adjectivechild·less·ness, noun
Other definitions for child (2 of 2)
How to use child in a sentence
The CDA was passed not in the name of censorship but in the name of protecting children from stumbling across sexual material.
Professor Penelope Leach told The Daily Beast it was ludicrous to monitor young children in that way.
Haringey Council told The Daily Beast that the children had not been taken permanently into state care.
We also have a growing body of biological research showing that fathers, like mothers, are hard-wired to care for children.
Indeed, study after study affirms the benefits of involved fatherhood for women and children.
The same outpourings of affection are seen in the dealings of children with their toy babies and animals.
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for child
- a boy or girl between birth and puberty
- (as modifier)child labour
Derived forms of childchildless, adjectivechildlessness, nounchildly, adjective
Word Origin for child
Medical definitions for child
Other Idioms and Phrases with child
In addition to the idiom beginning with child
, also see
- second childhood