What are some opposite words for child?

Antonyms for child
tʃaɪldchild

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term child.

Wiktionary

  1. childnoun

    A daughter or son.

    Antonyms:
    parent, father, mother

    Synonyms:
    offspring, girl, kid, boy, fruit of ones loins

  2. childnoun

    A person who is below the age of adulthood; a minor .

    Go easy on him: he is but a child.

    Antonyms:
    adult

    Synonyms:
    fruit of ones loins, offspring, kid, girl, boy

  3. childnoun

    A data item, process or object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another data item, process or object.

    The child node then stores the actual data of the parent node.

    Synonyms:
    fruit of ones loins, offspring, girl, kid, boy

  4. childnoun

    Synonyms:
    boy, kid, girl, brat, lass, lad, bairn

  5. childnoun

    Antonyms:
    parent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingnoun

    a young person of either sex

    "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

    Antonyms:
    parent

    Synonyms:
    chela, kid, nestling, tiddler, pip-squeak, claw, electric razor, nipper, shaver, pincer, kidskin, boor, peasant, barbarian, squirt, churl, tyke, minor, tike, small fry, youngster, electric shaver, baby bird, fry, baby

  2. child, kidnoun

    a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age

    "they had three children"; "they were able to send their kids to college"

    Antonyms:
    parent

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, kidskin, tike

  3. child, babynoun

    an immature childish person

    "he remained a child in practical matters as long as he lived"; "stop being a baby!"

    Antonyms:
    parent

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, babe, sister, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, tike, infant

  4. childnoun

    a member of a clan or tribe

    "the children of Israel"

    Antonyms:
    parent

    Synonyms:
    nestling, tiddler, fry, youngster, baby, shaver, tyke, nipper, minor, kid, small fry, tike

How to use child in a sentence?

  1. Brian Deschanel:

    A parentless child, is an orphan growing wildlife without nurture, guidance, and insecured like a rootless dying flower in vase.

  2. Eleni Tsigas:

    It's life-threatening to mom and baby or both, it's an incredibly difficult decision about whether to have another child.

  3. William Graham Sumner:

    Property left to a child may soon be lost; but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last.

  4. Frank Clemente:

    People say that Washington has a rigged system that favors the rich and isn't working in favor of average Americans, then, Donald Trump plays that to the hilt. All the while Donald Trump's the poster child for what is wrong with tax system in Washington.

  5. Bergdahl Obama:

    I make absolutely no apologies for making sure that we get back a young man to his parents and that the American people understand that this is somebody's child and that we don't condition whether or not we make the effort to try to get them back.

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#655child
#821adult
#1430mother
#1692father
#1771parent

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