Synonyms of child in English:



  • 1 a well-behaved child his estate goes directly to his children
    youngster, little one, boy, girl; baby, newborn, infant, toddler; cherub, angel; schoolboy, schoolgirl; minor, junior, preteen; son, daughter, descendant
    informal kid, kiddie, tot, tyke, young ’un, lad, rug rat, ankle-biter
    derogatory brat, guttersnipe, urchin, gamin, gamine
    literary babe, babe in arms
    (children)offspring, progeny, issue, brood, descendants
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    pediatrics the branch of medicine concerned with children


    The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
    Peter De Vries The Tunnel of Love ( 1954)

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