[chahyl-dish] /ˈtʃaɪl dɪʃ/
of, like, or befitting a child:
puerile; weak; silly:
in the manner of, belonging to, or suitable to a child
foolish or petty; puerile: childish fears
Old English cildisc “proper to a child;” see child + -ish. Meaning “puerile, immature, like a child” in a bad sense is from early 15c. Related: Childishly; childishness.
[cheef-duh m] /ˈtʃif dəm/ noun 1. the rank or office of a . 2. the territory or people over which a rules. n. 1570s, from chief (n.) + -dom.
- Chief cook and bottle washer
[bot-l-wosh-er, -waw-sher] /ˈbɒt lˌwɒʃ ər, -ˌwɔ ʃər/ noun 1. a person or machine that washes . Idioms 2. chief cook and bottlewasher, a person who does a wide variety of routine, sometimes menial, tasks: He’s not just sales manager, he’s the chief cook and bottlewasher in this firm. noun phrase a person who is in […]
noun, British. 1. chief of police.
[chahyld] /tʃaɪld/ noun, plural children. 1. a person between birth and full growth; a boy or girl: books for children. 2. a son or daughter: All my children are married. 3. a baby or infant. 4. a human fetus. 5. a childish person: He’s such a child about money. 6. a descendant: a child of […]