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
When Lewis, all need and splayed legs and ear-splitting childlike lament, took the stage with Martin in Atlantic City, N.J., in 1946, at Skinny D’Amato’s 500 Café, a show business phenomenon combusted — for 10 years.
When Lewis, all need and splayed legs and ear-splitting childlike lament, took the stage with Martin in Atlantic City, N.J., in 1946, at Skinny D’Amato’s 500 Cafe, a show business phenomenon combusted — for 10 years.
The only thing the childlike James ever wants to talk about is a giant bear that no one else has ever heard of.
Barely taller than human children, the Children of the Forest get their name from their childlike facial features and large, rounded eyes.
But there is a revolution and a revelation lurking in these childlike elements—a demonstration that the immaterial stuff of time can be evoked through the most material of forms.
To the contrary, Regan recalled him maintaining almost a childlike exuberance.
The dances were enhanced by clouds of chalk dust, the patter of sneakers on bare wooden platforms, and the brash, rhythmic, purposely childlike movements of the five female performers.
Like Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, whom Mr. Risso commissioned to draw childlike prints.
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First Known Use of childlike
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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