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child's play Explained

Child's play at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Child \Child\ (ch[imac]ld), n.; pl. {Children}
(ch[i^]l"dr[e^]n). [AS. cild, pl. cildru; cf. Goth.
kil[thorn]ei womb, in-kil[thorn][=o] with child.]
1. A son or a daughter; a male or female descendant, in the
first degree; the immediate progeny of human parents; --
in law, legitimate offspring. Used also of animals and

2. A descendant, however remote; -- used esp. in the plural;
as, the children of Israel; the children of Edom.

3. One who, by character of practice, shows signs of
relationship to, or of the influence of, another; one
closely connected with a place, occupation, character,
etc.; as, a child of God; a child of the devil; a child of
disobedience; a child of toil; a child of the people.

4. A noble youth. See {Childe}. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

5. A young person of either sex. esp. one between infancy and
youth; hence, one who exhibits the characteristics of a
very young person, as innocence, obedience, trustfulness,
limited understanding, etc.

When I was child. I spake as a child, I understood
as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became
a man, I put away childish things. --1. Cor. xii.

6. A female infant. [Obs.]

A boy or a child, I wonder? --Shak.

{To be with child}, to be pregnant.

{Child's play}, light work; a trifling contest.

child's play at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

child's play
n 1: any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product
will be no picnic" [syn: {cinch}, {breeze}, {picnic}, {snap},
{duck soup}, {pushover}, {walkover}, {piece of cake}]
2: play by children that is guided more by imagination than by
fixed rules; "Freud believed in the utility of play to a
small child" [syn: {play}]

child's play at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » dab=Child's Play (disambiguation)|Child's Play



Inter: en-noun » head=child's play|-
  • Inter: &lit » the play of a child
    1. Inter: idiomati » c Something particularly simple or easy.
    2. : Compared to my last job, this is 'child's play'.


      Inter: trans-top » something particularly simple or easy

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|如同兒戲|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|如同儿戏|tr=rútóng'érxì|sc=Hani, 很容易的事 (hěn róngyì de shì), Inter: qualifier » slang Inter: t » cmn|小兒科|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|小儿科|tr=xiǎoérkē|sc=Hani
  • Dutch: kinderspel {{n}}
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|lasten leikkiä
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|jeu d'enfant
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Kinderspiel|n, Inter: t+ » de|Spaziergang|m
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|gyerekjáték
  • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|barnaleikur|m, Inter: t+ » is|auðveldur|m, Inter: t- » is|leika sér að, Inter: t+ » is|leikur|m, Inter: t- » is|innanhandar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|朝飯前|alt=朝飯前のこと|tr=あさめしまえのこと, asameshimae-no koto, Inter: t- » ja|お茶の子|tr=おちゃのこ, o-cha-no ko
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|barnemat|m
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|barnemat|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|игрушки|f|p|tr=igrúški, Inter: t- » ru|семечки|n|p|tr=sémečki, Inter: t- » ru|пустяки|m|p|tr=pustjakí
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|igrarija|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|pan comido|m, Inter: t+ » es|papa|alt=una papa|f Inter: qualifier » Argentina, Inter: t- » es|juego de niños|m
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|çocuk oyuncağı

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * easy as pie
  • piece of cake
  • easy peasy

  • Translation: et » child's play
    Translation: fr » child's play
    Translation: io » child's play
    Translation: mg » child's play
    Translation: my » child's play