Term for someone else’s children who scurry around, dart underfoot, and may give you the heebie-jeebies due to the unpredictable way they move like a lizard across a linoleum floor. May be applied to your own children depending on how you’ve raised them.
Frank: “Geez, what was that thing that just ran between my legs?!”
Larry: “That was Jim’s little linoleum lizard. He just turned two.”
A child. Also known as crotch spawn, or runny nosed shrieking brat. Essentially, a baby or small child that is a whining little hell demon. Elementary schools and daycare centers abound with crotch goblins.
"Someone shut that screeching crotch goblin up!"
Demon SpawnA term used to describe an unruly child who gets in everyone's way. They cause tons of chaos and destroy everything in their path. Their parents seem to think that this is somehow "cute", and get pissed off if you try to tell their child to shut up. The parents are usually pro-life, so intelligence is lacking on their part.
"God damn it! Will those parents shut their Demon Spawn up?"Ankle Biter
A toddler. A child between the ages of 1 and 4.
"Yeah, she's all married an' got a buncha little ankle biters runnin' around"
A toddler or a young child who is not yet old enough to walk so crawls using all four limbs instead. A newborn baby or children under one-year old are sometimes referred to as rug rats.
Tom and Angela's little rug rat is only ten months old and he'll be walking on his own any day now.
A hyperactive child. Usually a child hyped up on a movie, sugar, or exciting event that then rampages around leaving a trail of destruction.
Manager: Sorry about the mess Joe, we had a maniacal midget loose in the store.
Joe: How did he get footprints six feet up the wall?!