Definition of 'childish'
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One should not, as an adult, put away childish things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And he is firm and rather childish about it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They cannot be allowed to get away with such childish behaviour. The Sun (2012)With adulthood comes the putting away of childish things. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To some it will come across as childish and silly but it had me in stitches. The Sun (2011)Nonetheless she was reassured that within the school childish innocence persisted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The possibilities of the notes once again fill you with childish wonder. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The man is ruining the show with his childish behaviour and the rubbish acts he votes for. The Sun (2014)Which is why childish things are back at the top of the agenda. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It makes me childish and silly and excited. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is the time to put away childish things. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The time has come to put away childish things. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The timing was all rather childish. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he has an almost childish enthusiasm for the trucker's life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Their childish behaviour and hideous eating habits have made it a definite turn-off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's just so silly and childish. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's almost childish infighting rather than scholarly discourse. Christianity Today (2000)But it does balance that worry that it's all a bit silly and childish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is shown by childish behaviour being seen by the parents as "bad" or "messy" or "out of control". Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)It is very immature and childish to be making such a comment, to be thinking like that and putting that out there for people. The Sun (2009)He loves football with the childish wonder of a septuagenarian World Cup winner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And this, perhaps the most personal of his films, gives full reign to his nervous personality quirks and childish enthusiasms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That is not a childish or immature need, but understandable and universally experienced as we try to cope with life's difficulties. Know Your Own Mind (1991)THEY are dark, disturbing images, drawn with a childish innocence. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'childish'
British English: childish /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/ ADJECTIVE
Childish means relating to or typical of a child.
- American English: childish
- Arabic: طُفُوليّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: infantil
- Chinese: 孩子气的
- Croatian: djetinjast
- Czech: dětinský
- Danish: barnlig
- Dutch: kinderachtig
- European Spanish: infantil
- Finnish: lapsellinen
- French: puéril
- German: kindisch
- Greek: παιδιάστικος
- Italian: infantile
- Japanese: 子供じみた
- Korean: 유치한
- Norwegian: barnslig
- Polish: dziecinny
- European Portuguese: infantil
- Romanian: copilăros
- Russian: детский
- Spanish: pueril
- Swedish: barnslig
- Thai: ไร้เดียงสาอย่างเด็ก
- Turkish: çocukça
- Ukrainian: дитячий
- Vietnamese: ấu trĩ
Definition of childish from the Collins English Dictionary
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