bairn


bairn

noun, chiefly Scottish

Definition of BAIRN

a young person who is between infancy and adulthood <at the Scottish festival there were traditional contests of strength and endurance, Celtic fiddlers, and groups of bairns performing Highland flings>
Synonyms bairn [chiefly Scottish], bambino, bud, chap [Southern & Midland], chick, cub, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, moppet, sprat, sprout, squirt, whelp, youngling, youngster, youth
Antonyms adult, grown-up

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