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Definition of "childly" []

  • Childlike. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "childly" in a sentence
  • "So, please, go on telling us about snalis and stop with such childly lack of tolerance toward religious people."
  • "Then when we got our new dining table I bought two oilcloth covers for it - the top one is a childly flowers-and-suns-and-insects pattern, but under it, for semi-special occasions which don't warrant ironing the real table linens, is a blue gingham print oilcloth, lines about 10mm wide."
  • "Because I'm wildly confused by this childly abused, and mildly amused by the help they've refused."
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