Definition of Child's play

1. Noun. Any undertaking that is easy to do. "Marketing this product will be no picnic"

Exact synonyms: Breeze, Cinch, Duck Soup, Picnic, Piece Of Cake, Pushover, Snap, Walkover
Specialized synonyms: Doddle
Generic synonyms: Labor, Project, Task, Undertaking
Derivative terms: Breeze, Cinch, Walk Over

2. Noun. Activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules. "Freud believed in the utility of play to a small child"
Exact synonyms: Play
Generic synonyms: Diversion, Recreation
Specialized synonyms: House, Doctor, Fireman
Derivative terms: Play

Definition of Child's play

1. Noun. (&lit the '''play''' of a '''child''') ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) Something particularly simple or easy. ¹

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Literary usage of Child's play

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1. Friedrich Froebel's Pedagogics of the Kindergarten: Or, His Ideas Concerning by Friedrich Fröbel, Josephine Jarvis (1895)
"... mothers and nurses can perceive coherence of the child.s play with man's life; other words for play, showing the accord of inner and outer life; ..."

2. The Atmosphere by Camille Flammarion (1873)
"... to whom the few hours, previous marching was absolutely child,s play, had only removed five or six spadefuls of snow in order to pitch the tent, ..."

3. Das Fähnlein Der Sieben Aufrechten: Novelle by Gottfried Keller (1907)
"... я., -e, or "er, pithy word, word or saying of deep meaning. it, я., -er, child. l, «., -e, child-s play. e, ..."

4. The Two Paths: Being Lectures on Art, and Its Application to Decoration and by John Ruskin (1859)
"... in this case, gradations changing, with meaning, within less than the thousandth of an inch. ^h " But this is mere child.s play compared to the ..."

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