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chigger a tiny parasitic mite larva that lives in the skin of vertebrates, causing severe itching and spreading infectious diseases. [2 definitions]
chignon a hairstyle in which a woman's long hair is coiled, rolled, or twisted and secured at the nape of the neck or back of the head.
chigoe a kind of tropical flea, the fertile female of which lives parasitically in the skin of humans and other animals, where she swells with eggs and causes severe irritation and often infection.
Chihuahua a Mexican state on the northern border, or its capital. [2 definitions]
chilblain (usu. pl.) an irritation or inflammation of the skin, usu. of the hands, feet, or face, caused by exposure to dampness and cold.
child a young human; baby. [5 definitions]
childbearing the process of conceiving, carrying, and giving birth to a child. [2 definitions]
childbed the condition of a woman as she gives birth to a child.
childbirth the act or occasion of giving birth to a child; parturition.
child care the practice, service, or business of caring for other people's children, esp. young children whose parents work outside the home.
childhood the period or state of being a child.
childish typical of or appropriate for a child. [2 definitions]
child labor the full-time employment of children under a minimum age specified by law.
childless combined form of child.
childlike like or appropriate to a child, esp. in simplicity, openness, or innocence.
childproof made or arranged so as to be free from potential damage by children or from hazardous misuse by them. [2 definitions]
children pl. of child.
child's play something that is very easily done; cinch.
Chile a South American country on the Pacific coast south of Peru.
chile variant of chili.
chile con carne variant of chili con carne.