The man comes across as childlike and innocent, but also as his own biggest fan.
I observed a childlike wonder in his eyes and playful laughter as he enjoyed his music.
He was a man without guile with a childlike spirit and spirituality, a gentle man.
It's a word he uses a lot in his almost childlike rediscovery of happiness and contentment.
You still have that glow of childlike curiosity with the hint of adult wisdom you always had.
A gleeful, childlike look overcame her face and she bounded off towards the vending machine.
Their childlike joy in leaving is probably a reflection of your own joy at your recovery.
Our biggest strength was the ability to do mad stuff spontaneously, in an almost childlike way.
Above all, the series has a gorgeous childlike quality and is entirely voiced by children.
Many adults these days do not seem at all bothered by the idea of seeming childlike - they even revel in it.