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Noun Concept
Categories: Educational psychology, Parenting, Childhood, Pedagogy
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latchkey child  latchkey kid  Latchkey Kids  Latch-key child  Latch-key children
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A school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work) WordNet 3.0
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A school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A latchkey kid, or latchkey child, is a child who returns to an empty home after school or a child who is often left at home with no supervision because his or her parents are away at work. Wikipedia
A child who returns from school to an empty home because his or her parents are away at work Wikipedia Disambiguation
A child that returns to an empty home because the parents are at work and therefore has a key to open the door. OmegaWiki
A schoolchild who carries keys to his or her house because there is usually no parent home when school finishes. Wiktionary