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A young child.
child, youngster, little one, young one, baby, toddler, infant, boy, girl, young person, minor, juvenile, adolescent, teenager, youth, striplingView synonyms
- ‘While it was a great sporting and social event, it was also a fun family day out with lots of entertainment for the kiddies.’
- ‘That first afternoon, at home with the cheesecake, these three kiddies appeared with flowers and ice cream.’
- ‘I felt this was a good time for him to go and spend time with his wife and his kiddy.’
- ‘So, a lesson for all of you kiddies out there: watch what you write if you're planning to author a book in the future.’
- ‘We strolled around watching kiddies throw tantrums and people screaming on roller coasters.’
- ‘An open-air barbecue, disco, live band and bouncing castle for kiddies was laid on for the guests.’
- ‘The cleverer little kiddies figured out which keys worked the lock.’
- ‘Gather the kiddies around and force them into ridiculous poses for holiday card pictures.’
- ‘Somewhere tonight, a sick kiddy will be smiling.’
- ‘Parents love taking kiddies to see him and get a present.’
- ‘The circus pleased all the kiddies as well as parents for two days.’
- ‘This is a great way to entertain the kiddies over the school holidays.’
- ‘Now, I hear it every day, if not on TV, then from kiddies in the street.’
- ‘With so many single mums and the cost of daycare so high, it is a welcome relief to send the kiddies off to pre-school.’
- ‘Politicians love schools because the kiddies are so photogenic and don't ask awkward questions.’
- ‘The local kiddies had a visit to a circus that set up in St. Brigid's Hall on Friday evening last.’
- ‘Our house is next to a school - so all the little kiddies have to be negotiated as well.’
- ‘I think he gave very fair reasons and I fully understand them, I've got two young kiddies myself.’
- ‘Old people too and mothers with babies and kiddies out shopping.’
- ‘Gather round kiddies, old Grampa Shakey has a story to sing, a story about a town called Greendale.’
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