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

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