Pronunciation of Child
/t͡ʃˈa͡ɪld/, /t‍ʃˈa‍ɪld/, /tʃ_ˈaɪ_l_d/

Antonyms for child:

elder, old-timer, origin, parent, golden ager, oldster.

Synonyms for child:

young (adjective)


Sense 1

nephew, playmate, love child, ragamuffin, adolescent, pickin, niece, orphan, teenager, psychology, firstborn, imp, tomboy, therapy, teens, child prodigy, mother's boy, person, boomerang kid, gamin, preteen, Moppet, Only Child, young, latchkey kid, bairn.

Sense 2

progeny, maid, youth, ward.

Sense 3

stray, son, bud.

Sense 4

tot, naive.



female child






love child

natural child.

Other synonyms and related words:

barbarian, shaver, pincer, adolescent, claw, gamin, bairn, baby bird, baby, effect, aftereffect, development, cherub, squirt, tiddler, consequence, niece, nipper, sister, electric razor, tike, son, naive, ragamuffin, orphan, neonate, nestling, young, churl, papoose, fate, scion, peasant, tyke, babe, chela, pip-squeak, corollary, product, bambino, daughter, brat, person, backwash, firstborn, outgrowth, outcome, nephew, boor, bud, kidskin, fry, psychology, maid, preteen, progeny, aftermath, result, imp, small fry, tot, teenager, kyd, youth, Moppet, electric shaver, cub, conclusion, ward.

Sense 1 (noun)

boomerang kid, child prodigy.

Sense 2 (noun)

bairn, tot, bud, Moppet, youth.

Sense 3 (noun)

mother's boy, firstborn, niece, nephew.

Sense 4 (noun)


Sense 5 (noun)

scion, progeny.

angel (noun)


boy (noun)

preteen, teenager, imp, Moppet, progeny, papoose, adolescent, youth, daughter, cub, son, brat, cherub, tot.

child (noun)

kid, nipper, tike, youngster, tiddler, nestling, minor, small fry, tyke, fry, shaver.

person (noun)

kid, nipper, tike, youngster, tiddler, nestling, minor, small fry, tyke, fry, shaver.

posterity (noun)

fruit, issue, Family, lineage, successor, offspring, descendant, posterity.

very young person (noun)

brat, stripling, small fry, cub, adolescent, Moppet, minor, preteen, issue, progeny, tot, descendant, toddler, baby, bairn, neonate, newborn, urchin, squirt, nipper, imp, babe, sprout, infant, nestling, innocent, bambino, youth, cherub, offspring, shaver, tyke, juvenile, teenager, kid, youngster.

young person (noun)

kid, juvenile.

youngster (noun)

girl, slip, kid, sapling, urchin, baby, toddler, minor, youngster, boy, stripling, waif, infant, juvenile, newborn, lass, sprout, innocent, lad, fledgling, sprig.

youth (noun)


Usage examples for child:

  • " I don't think they always are, dear child. - "A Dear Little Girl at School", Amy E. Blanchard.
  • She hesitated, and then took it, carrying it in her arms as she might a child. - "Colorado Jim", George Goodchild.

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