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English noun: child's play

1. child's play (act) any undertaking that is easy to do

SamplesMarketing this product will be no picnic.

Synonymsbreeze, cinch, duck soup, picnic, piece of cake, pushover, snap, walkover

Broader (hypernym)labor, project, task, undertaking

Narrower (hyponym)doddle

2. child's play (act) activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules

SamplesFreud believed in the utility of play to a small child.


Broader (hypernym)diversion, recreation

Narrower (hyponym)doctor, fireman, house

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