Simple Definition of childlike
: resembling or suggesting a child : like that of a child; especially : having or showing the pleasing qualities (such as innocence) that children often have
Examples of childlike in a sentence
a grown woman with a childlike face
We gazed at it in childlike wonder.
She took a childlike glee in describing every detail.
First Known Use of childlike
Rhymes with childlike
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CHILDLIKE Defined for Kids
Definition of childlike for Students
1 : like that of a child <a childlike voice>
2 : showing the more pleasing qualities (as innocence and trustfulness) often thought to be those of children <childlike wonder>
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