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A father draws boundaries and calls a halt, whenever necessary. As I didn't have that, I was able to stay childishly naive that much longer - so I did what I liked, because there was nobody stopping me, even when I got it wrong.
Gerhard Richter

Meaning of "childishly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHILDISHLY

childishly  [ˈtʃaɪldɪʃlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHILDISHLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Childishly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES CHILDISHLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of childishly in the English dictionary

The definition of childishly in the dictionary is in a foolish or age-inappropriate way. Other definition of childishly is in a way typical for a young child.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHILDISHLY


caddishly
ˈkædɪʃlɪ
cloddishly
ˈklɒdɪʃlɪ
dudishly
ˈduːdɪʃlɪ
faddishly
ˈfædɪʃlɪ
feverishly
ˈfiːvərɪʃlɪ
fiendishly
ˈfiːndɪʃlɪ
foolishly
ˈfuːlɪʃlɪ
freakishly
ˈfriːkɪʃlɪ
jadishly
ˈdʒeɪdɪʃlɪ
lavishly
ˈlævɪʃlɪ
modishly
ˈməʊdɪʃlɪ
outlandishly
aʊtˈlændɪʃlɪ
prudishly
ˈpruːdɪʃlɪ
reddishly
ˈrɛdɪʃlɪ
selfishly
ˈselfɪʃlɪ
sheepishly
ˈʃiːpɪʃlɪ
slavishly
ˈsleɪvɪʃlɪ
sluggishly
ˈslʌɡɪʃlɪ
stylishly
ˈstaɪlɪʃlɪ
unselfishly
ʌnˈsɛlfɪʃlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHILDISHLY

childcare
childcare center
childcare worker
childcrowing
childe
childermas
Childers
childhood
childhood sweetheart
childish
childishness
childless
childlessness
childlike
childlikeness
Childline
childly
childminder
childminding
childness

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHILDISHLY

aguishly
amateurishly
boyishly
cartoonishly
clannishly
cliquishly
coquettishly
doltishly
freshly
garishly
ghoulishly
hellishly
impishly
knavishly
mannishly
oafishly
peevishly
skittishly
squeamishly
uppishly
waggishly

Synonyms and antonyms of childishly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «childishly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHILDISHLY

Find out the translation of childishly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of childishly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «childishly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幼稚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

infantilmente
570 millions of speakers

English

childishly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बच्चों जैसा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طفولي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

детски
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

infantilmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিশুসুলভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

puérilement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kebudak-budakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kindisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

子供っぽく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

childishly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Babyishly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trẻ con
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறுபிள்ளைத்தனமாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बालिशपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çocukça
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

infantilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dziecinnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

детски
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pueril
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παιδικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kinderlik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

barns
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

barnslig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of childishly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDISHLY»

The term «childishly» is regularly used and occupies the 57.386 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHILDISHLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about childishly

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2 QUOTES WITH «CHILDISHLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word childishly.
1
Knut Hamsun
In my solitude, many miles from men and houses, I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind, which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
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Gerhard Richter
A father draws boundaries and calls a halt, whenever necessary. As I didn't have that, I was able to stay childishly naive that much longer - so I did what I liked, because there was nobody stopping me, even when I got it wrong.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHILDISHLY»

Discover the use of childishly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to childishly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Resurrection at Lanta Bur: A Novel Based on a True Story
And those who do not follow the childish fads and fashions are childishly shunned and spurned. Some cultures childishly assume that the less we weigh, the more beautiful we are. Other cultures, such as some in the Pacific islands, insist that ...
Allen Richardson, Owen Richardson, 2011
2
The Appropriation of Media in Everyday Life
28 Ke «kindlich) und=nem krEU:z) «childishly) and with a cross) 29 St ((kindlich) Tjaz) ((childishly) TYEAHz) 3O Ke «kindlich) auf einem «childishly) and one 31 St ist sogar has even und SCHWA:rz; [ [ [ [and BLA:CK; 32 Ke =ne schlange drau:f ...
Ruth Ayaß, Cornelia Gerhardt, 2012
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The Legacy of a Singular Life: Hazel Almeda Boulton: ...
I am childishly afraid To walk into dark rooms At night; I am afraid To go near black water Which could drown me Without a trace. I'd rather start on a trip In the morning. I want to start my last journey In the morning. When I go into the dark Let it ...
Julia L. George, Joye S. Giroux, 2009
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Dictionnaire Anglais-français
childishly. cherish ['tjenj] vtl LOVE : cherir, aimer 2 HARBOR, ENTERTAIN : caresser, tenir a (des espoirs, etc.) cherry Ctjeri] n, pi cherries : cerise / (fruit), cerisier m (arbre) cherub |'I|M.->I>| n I pi cherubim ['tjera.bim, 'tfErja-l ANGEL : cherubin m ...
‎2000
5
The Bridge to Light
For example, not childlike, but childishly attitudes and behaviour are certain in adult's phase the moment the adolescent's phase of development is affected childishly. Thus, an affected adult could sometimes act childishly, but not a childlike in ...
Frederick Dawodu, 2000
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The Squadroon
Nevertheless, with all his broad understanding and with all his just estimation of the vanities of human nature, he was himself childishly vain of many things childishly vain of his long row of ribbons, of his red and blue chevrons, of his wound ...
Ardern Arthur Hulme Beaman, 1920
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The Calcutta Review
We infer so from our Critic's tone of remark — referring directly to old Sam — " and was not the great moralist the ' Leviathan of Literature' — Dr. Johnson, childishly superstitious ?" We presume that the question is put with reference to ...
8
Foreign Mission Chronicle of the Episcopal Church in ...
... and age in itself is with them not by any means necessarily a guarantee of trust -worthiness. Natives are often childishly querulous over petty ailments, childishly incapable of accepting responsibility, childishly apt to allow themselves to 77.
9
The Zoist: A Journal of Cerebral Physiology & Mesmerism, and ...
He answered rationally, but rather childishly, and laughed childishly. When told to go away, he attempted to rise. In answer to questions, he replied that he saw Mr. S.; but, when a watch was held before his face, he declared that he could not  ...
10
The Search
'I'm rather ashamed of myself,' he said at last. 'Childishly jealous,' he added. His face was very pale. 'Trying to get back on Sheriff by going for your science. God, how childishly, childishly futile!' he burst out. 'She wouldn't notice,' I suggested.
C. P. Snow, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHILDISHLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term childishly is used in the context of the following news items.
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Copyright Takes Down High-Profile Translation Of Thomas Piketty's …
The claim that copyright is violating its purpose by recognizing the right to exclude others is childishly stupid. Those exclusive rights are the very ... «Techdirt, Jul 15»
2
The Bachelorette Recap: Kaitlyn Finally Tells Shawn About Having …
... the news way better than anyone could have expected, given his deep, burning hatred for "The Other Guy," as he continues to childishly refer ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Facing an unplanned pregnancy, mother chose life for her "miracle …
But childishly, I thought to myself, “why wouldn't it? “ Nothing was ever difficult for me. I never had to struggle to do anything well. I excelled at ... «Live Action News, Jul 15»
4
The unique bond of childhood cousins
You can act childishly. KATHY: Yes, childish is the key here: These kids get to revert to who they were one, two, or five years ago, because the ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»
5
BMW i8 review: The sports car with a social conscience
It's not just childishly amusing; continuing combustion for a moment in the exhaust actually helps burn off nitrogen pollutants (usually achieved ... «Ars Technica UK, Jul 15»
6
Board Of Life
Exported into England first in 1892, this complex and intricate game of moral teaching ended up as the childishly simple racing-game that ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
7
Steven Moffat: Doctor Who criticism gets me down
Stupidly and childishly, I'd let them get to me.'' However, he insisted he doesn't judge all fans by the ''occasional attention-seeking ranter''. «TV3.ie, Jul 15»
8
Here Are the Fashion Problems Men Really Have (But Don't Always …
... who cites his only shirt options as "a good torso fit with sleeves that are childishly short, or sufficient sleeve length with a torso that billows. «Mic, Jul 15»
9
Five Years Later: Lawmakers Sound Off on Dodd-Frank
"Wall Street had a fair shot at legislative change, they have a lot of influence in the Congress, and for them to sort of childishly say, 'after it ... «American Banker, Jul 15»
10
Randy Chapman: Changes continue to bring new opportunies
It's all childishly emotional with me, the downhill summer slide, accelerating toward an inevitable change in seasons. I dread to see the first tree ... «Post-Bulletin, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Childishly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/childishly>. Apr 2020 ».
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