Synonyms of child in English:


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See Spanish definition of niño


1‘I've known Kate since she was a child’

youngster, young one, little one, boy, girl
baby, newborn, infant, toddler
schoolboy, schoolgirl, adolescent, teenager, youth, young man, young woman, young lady, young person, young adult, juvenile, minor, junior
stripling, fledgling, whippersnapper
son, daughter, son and heir, scion, descendant
offspring, progeny, issue
technical neonate
Scottish, Northern English bairn, wean, laddie, lassie
West Indian pickney
informal kid, kiddie, kiddiewink, nipper, tot, tiny, tiny tot, shaver, young 'un, lad, lass, teen, teenybopper
British informal sprog
North American informal rug rat
Australian, New Zealand informal ankle-biter
derogatory brat, chit, urchin, guttersnipe
literary babe, babe in arms
archaic hobbledehoy