Associations to the word «Childhood»


CHILDHOOD, noun. (uncountable) The state of being a child.
CHILDHOOD, noun. The time during which one is a child, from between infancy and puberty.
CHILDHOOD, noun. (by extension) The early stages of development of something.
CHILDHOOD DISINTEGRATIVE DISORDER, noun. (psychology) A rare condition characterized by deterioration of language, social function, and motor skills in a child after normal development for the child's first three years.
CHILDHOOD FRIEND, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see childhood,‎ friend. (This entry is here for translation purposes only.)
CHILDHOOD FRIENDS, noun. Plural of childhood friend

Dictionary definition

CHILDHOOD, noun. The time of person's life when they are a child.
CHILDHOOD, noun. The state of a child between infancy and adolescence.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats