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Synonyms of child in English:


  • I've known Kate since she was a child his wife gave birth to their first child
    baby, newborn, infant, toddler;
    stripling, fledgling, whippersnapper;
    son, daughter, son and heir, scion, descendant;
    (childrenoffspring, progeny, issue
    technical neonate
    Scottish & Northern English  bairn, wean, laddie, lassie
    informal kid, kiddie, kiddiewink, nipper, tot, tiny, tiny tot, shaver, young 'un, lad, lass, teen, teenybopper
    British informal sprog
    North American informal rug rat
    Australian/New Zealand informal ankle-biter
    derogatory brat, chit, urchin, guttersnipe
    literary babe, babe in arms
    archaic hobbledehoy
  • Word links

    paedo- related prefix
    paedophobia fear of children
    paediatrics branch of medicine dealing with children
    infanticide killing of a young child
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