Definition of only child noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


only child

BrE BrE//ˌəʊnli ˈtʃaɪld//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊnli ˈtʃaɪld//
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a child who has no brothers or sisters I'm an only child. Only children often relate well to adults.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: only child