Physical maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child.
More example sentences
- It is too easy for a belief like this to support child abuse and sexual molestation.
- I got sick reading the news of the two foreigners arrested on sexual child abuse.
- The counsellor is duty-bound under California law to report any child abuse.
More definitions of child abuseDefinition of child abuse in:
- The British & World English dictionary