child's game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n child's game a game enjoyed by children
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Usage

In literature:

It was a child's play, chosen to conceal a deeper game on Frank Churchill's part.
"Emma" by Jane Austen
But I guess a man that's unhappy's like a child; and this is a kind of a child's game of mine.
"The Ebb-Tide A Trio And Quartette" by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyde Osbourne
The child's instinct soon discovered that her mother and I were playfellows who felt no genuine enjoyment of the game.
"The Two Destinies" by Wilkie Collins
It is a child's game, that, and we play as men with men.
"Havoc" by E. Philips Oppenheim
CHUCKY-STONES, small stones, a child's game.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
All this is far more like a child's game than appears at first blush.
"Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic" by Henri Bergson
Were both to have it, it would become in very truth a child's game.
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
It is a child's game.
"In the Border Country" by Josephine Daskam Bacon
It was no child's game going on ahead of us.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864" by Various
It was a child's game.
"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William J. Locke
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In poetry:

Watch out for games, the actor's part,
the speech planned, known, given,
for they will give you away
and you will stand like a naked little boy,
pissing on your own child-bed.
"Admonitions To A Special Person" by Anne Sexton

In news:

Man steals, sells child's game system to buy bus ticket .
Man steals, sells child's game system to buy bus ticket.
Child's Play: Food Makers Hook Kids on Mobile Games.
Compared with texting while driving or hard-core drug and alcohol use, teenagers using an everyday cooking spice in a game of dare may sound like harmless child's play.
The game is as stylized as a Japanese tea ceremony but the goal is simple: handpick a child's elementary school teacher while pretending not to do so.
For many people, kickball is little more than a child's game, a backyard sport played for about as long as it takes to reach adolescence.
Tug-of-war no child's game this weekend during Hope College 'Pull'.
"If their first priority is child welfare, then stop the secrecy game - stop fighting for it," Timothy Hale, the family's lawyer in the Santa Barbara case, told the new...
While watching a child's friend play a video game, Ed Bannon, the star of UCLA's 1995 championship basketball team, recognized himself as one of the avatars featured in the game.
The former Destiny's Child diva will be the marquee performer at the Feb 3 championship game at the Superdome in New Orleans, according to the singer and show's organizers.
Following the birth of his child, the ex-Vandy golfer's life — and game — came into focus More.
Granted, it's not simply musical chairs as you remember from when you were a child, and will instead be a trumped-up "extreme" version of the game.
Nickelodeon 's game shows were a staple of any child coming of age in the '90s, which might explain an awful lot about this generation.
Children earn tickets from each game played as a benchmark, and parents, educators and caregivers can monitor each child's individual progress in core language skill sets (i.e.
Puny perch are child's play, but patterning potbellies is almost impossible without a bulletproof game plan.
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