childhood

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

child·hood

noun \ˈchī(-ə)ld-ˌhd\

: the period of time when a person is a child

Full Definition of CHILDHOOD

1
:  the state or period of being a child
2
:  the early period in the development of something

Examples of CHILDHOOD

  1. diseases that can occur in childhood
  2. Both men had unhappy childhoods.

First Known Use of CHILDHOOD

before 12th century

child·hood

noun \ˈchīld-ˌhd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHILDHOOD

: the state or period of being a child

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