|1.||[ noun ] a young person of either sex (between birth and puberty)|
|Synonyms:||kid youngster minor tike fry nipper tiddler tyke small_fry nestling shaver|
"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngsters"
|Related terms:||juvenile urchin orphan kiddy changeling boy_wonder buster preschooler pickaninny schoolchild silly toddler foster_child waif imp foster-child bairn sprog peanut poster_child child's_body|
|2.||[ noun ] a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age|
"they had three children" "they were able to send their kids to college"
|Related terms:||parent offspring baby stepchild male_offspring army_brat female_offspring family|
|3.||[ noun ] an immature childish person|
"he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived" "stop being a baby!"
|4.||[ noun ] a member of a clan or tribe|
"the children of Israel"
|5.||[ noun ] a youthful female person|
|Synonyms:||girl little_girl female_child|
"the baby was a girl" "the girls were just learning to ride a tricycle"
|Related terms:||male_child male_child female schoolgirl sprog girl_scout flower_girl preschooler farm_girl campfire_girl|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4730|
|7.||[ noun ] a youthful male person|
"the baby was a boy" "she made the boy brush his teeth every night" "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
|Related terms:||female_child female_child male cub schoolboy boy_scout plowboy shop_boy bat_boy fauntleroy sprog preschooler farm_boy ball_boy altar_boy|