Definition of childlike in English:

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childlike

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʌɪl(d)lʌɪk/

adjective

(Of an adult) having the good qualities, such as innocence, associated with a child: she speaks with a childlike directness
More example sentences
  • You have a childlike and innocent quality, which is endearing in meaningful relationships.
  • The best grown-up ideas come from being silly, from dreaming, from being a childlike adult.
  • The man comes across as childlike and innocent, but also as his own biggest fan.
Synonyms
unaffected, without airs, open, frank, uninhibited, natural, spontaneous, down-to-earth

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