2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Childlike \Child"like'\ (ch[imac]ld"l[imac]k'), adjective Resembling a child, or that which belongs to children; becoming a child; meek; submissive; dutiful. "Childlike obedience." --Hooker.

Note: Childlike, as applied to persons grown up, is commonly in a good sense; as, childlike grace or simplicity; childlike modesty.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: befitting a young child; "childlike charm" [syn: {childlike}, {childly}]

2: exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity; "childlike trust"; "dewy-eyed innocence"; "listened in round-eyed wonder" [syn: {childlike}, {wide-eyed}, {round-eyed}, {dewy- eyed}, {simple}]

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