Synonyms of 'child'
1 youngsterDictionary, baby, kid (informal)This film is not suitable for children.
My wife has just had a baby.
All the kids in my class could read.
The approach has virtually ended cigarette sales to minors.
young mums with infants in prams
innocent as newborn babes
The number of juveniles in the general population has fallen.
They may hold a clue to the missing tot.
He's a spoilt brat.
I couldn't have been much more than a nipper when you last saw me.
babe in arms
munchkin (informal, mainly US)
rug rat (slang)
littlie (Australian, informal)
ankle-biter (Australian, US, slang)
tacker (Australian, slang)
2 offspringDictionary, issue, descendantHow many children do you have?
The child is father of the man – My Heart Leaps Up]I love children. Especially when they cry - for then someone takes them awayThe first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our childrenYour children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of life's longing for itself.
They came through you but not from you
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you – The Prophet]Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them – The Interpretation of Dreams]Making terms with reality, with things as they are, is a full-time business for the child – Paradoxes of Everyday Life]
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Thesaurus for child from the Collins English Thesaurus
A child is a human being who is not yet an adult .