By comparing the Republicans, unfavorably, to his two children, he was dismissing their concerns as childish and unserious.
The official story Americans are given about how the law works is a childish fairytale.
Does he do what he promised to do in his inaugural address—demand an end to childish things?
The color palette was all sweet pastels, as delicate as Easter eggs but, miraculously, not childish.
Roger, of course, is always defined as childish, but to me it's about impulses: He is pure id on some levels.
It was childish of her to behave so spitefully, but what could he do except repay her in kind?
A girl of Frederica's age must be childish indeed, if such things do not strike her.
When I left him a short time ago, he looked unusually sad—for his childish mind understood that he was about to die.
"So you can work—you really can work," repeated Angelique with childish joy.
She remembered well enough that childish kiss, and saw in his eyes that he remembered it.