four-year-old


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Adj.1.four-year-old - four years of age
young, immature - (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth; "young people"
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four

(foː) noun
1. the number or figure 4.
2. the age of 4.
adjective
1. 4 in number.
2. aged 4.
four-
having four (of something). a four-man team.
fourth noun
1. one of four equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of four (people, things etc); the next after the third.
ˈfoursome noun
a group of four people, especially for playing games, eg golf. We'll play in a foursome.
ˈfour-year-old noun
a person or animal that is four years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is four years old.
on all fours
on hands and knees. He went up the steep path on all fours.
References in classic literature ?
Now he was not even the same as when she had left him; he was still further from the four-year-old baby, more grown and thinner.
Their wives never came to the island until late in May or early in June, for they did not care to be torn to pieces; and the young two-, three-, and four-year-old seals who had not begun housekeeping went inland about half a mile through the ranks of the fighters and played about on the sand dunes in droves and legions, and rubbed off every single green thing that grew.
The three- and four-year-old holluschickie romped down from Hutchinson's Hill crying: "Out of the way, youngsters
Just then Jamie came back, and Rose understood the smile, for his dolly proved to be a pretty four-year-old little girl, who trotted in as fast as her fat legs would carry her, and making straight for the shells, scrambled up an armful, saying, with a laugh that showed her little white teeth
All this they read with saucer eyes, and erect and primitive curiosity, and with unwearied gizzard, whose corrugations even yet need no sharpening, just as some little four-year-old bencher his two-cent gilt-covered edition of Cinderella -- without any improvement, that I can see, in the pronunciation, or accent, or emphasis, or any more skill in extracting or inserting the moral.
John Lutheran School of Chester will be holding its registration for three-year-old and four-year-old preschool for the 2018-2019 school year during the week starting Monday, February 26-March 2, 2018 beginning at 8 a.
According to the police, the hearing was held in the court of senior civil judge Asim Riaz where Mohammad Nabi, the accused, was presented and confessed to raping and murdering the four-year-old.
The four-year-old Asma , it may be recalled had gone missing on January 14 in Mardan's Gujar Garhi area, and her dead body was found from sugarcane fields near her home on January 15.
On February 6, Punjab Forensics Science Agency (PFSA) confirmed that the DNA sample of one of the accused matched with the DNA sample collected from the site where dead body of a four-year-old child, Asma, was discovered by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) police.
Summary: Thrissur (Kerala) [India], Feb 9 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a four-year-old girl was mauled to death by a tiger in Kerala's Thrissur on Friday.
Forensic report has been handed over to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police in four-year-old Asma's rape and murder case, but they are still aren't successful in nabbing the culprit.
The Supreme Court and political opponents of the PTI have criticised the KP police over failure to trace out the culprit behind the grisly rape and murder of four-year-old Aasma.