Another word for child
boy, girl, kid*, baby, newborn, infant, nestling, toddler, tot, preschooler, moppet, preteen, youth, adolescent, teenager, youngster, daughter, son, grandchild, stepchild, foster child, offspring, descendant, innocent, stripling, minor, youngling, mite, chick, juvenile, tad, tyke, cub, small fry, little one, cherub, chit, whippersnapper, pubescent, progeny, issue, kiddie*, papoose*, teeny-bopper*, nymphet*, whelp*, brat*, imp*, urchin*, shaver*; see also baby 1, boy, daughter, girl 1, son.
Another word for childnoun
A young person between birth and puberty:bud1, innocent, juvenile, moppet, tot1, youngster. (Informal) kid. (Scots) bairn. See kin, youth
One who is not yet legally of age:juvenile. (Law) infant, minor. See law, youth
A guileless, unsophisticated person:babe, ingÃ©nue, innocent, naive. Idiom: babe in the woods. See knowledge
One descended directly from the same parents or ancestors:descendant, offspring, progeny, scion. See kin