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little ones

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Definition of little ones in English:

plural noun

Young children: she was always so patient, and so kind to the little ones
More example sentences
  • There are playpens set up around the bio-dome for the younger little ones, but the toddlers are free to roam as much as the older ones.
  • A free family event, the Great Art Adventure, was about to start, but we decided our little ones were too young.
  • He has created lots of fun for the little ones and families too among the stately acres that were once dominated by impressive gardens.

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