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.
Recent Examples of childlike from the Web
So do the characters, who are forever defined by the same negative traits: high-strung and selfish Helen, childlike and narcissistic Noah, touchy and paranoid Cole, depressed and unstable Alison.
The play is a showcase for Mark Rylance’s star turn as Philip, and while Rylance, nominated this year for Best Lead Actor in a Play, is as brilliant as ever — by turns childlike and terrifying — he’s supported by a uniformly strong cast.
Sable won't match that scale, but the wonder, the creative landscapes, the sense of childlike joy?
And the answer seems to be that childlike voices will serve as a tonic to adult despair and anxiety.
There is not an English footballer since Gazza who has possessed that childlike fearlessness and overpowering desire to dribble with the ball and take the game on.
While all video games are in some way about imagination, Captain Spirit really captures the childlike wonder of creating new realities.
His divisive speech and his childlike antics have made a spectacle of the nation’s highest office.
Leonardi’s bird portraits are in an elongated Renaissance style and infused with childlike charm.
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CHILDLIKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of childlike for English Language Learners
: resembling or suggesting a child : like that of a child; especially : having or showing the pleasing qualities (such as innocence) that children often have
CHILDLIKE Defined for Kids
Definition of childlike for Students
- a childlike voice
- childlike wonder
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