Synonyms for childlike

Synonyms for (adjective) childlike

Synonyms: childlike, childly

Definition: befitting a young child

Usage: childlike charm

Similar words: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people


Synonyms: dewy-eyed, simple, round-eyed, wide-eyed, childlike

Definition: exhibiting childlike simplicity and credulity

Usage: childlike trust; dewy-eyed innocence; listened in round-eyed wonder

Similar words: naif, naive

Definition: marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

Usage: a teenager's naive ignorance of life; the naive assumption that things can only get better; this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances