HyperDic: adolescent

English > 5 senses of the word adolescent:
NOUNperson adolescent, stripling, teenager, teena juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
ADJECTIVEpertadolescentrelating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
alladolescent, teen, teenage, teenagedbeing of the age 13 through 19
alladolescent, jejune, juvenile, pueriledisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
alladolescentin the state of development between puberty and maturity
adolescent > pronunciation
Soundsae.dahleh'sahnt; ae.dowleh'sahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > adolescent: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent.
Example"adolescent problems"
Spanishadolescente
Catalanadolescent
Nounsadolescencein the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood
adolescencethe time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
Verbsadolescebecome adolescent
English > adolescent: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf the age 13 through 19.
Synonymsteen, teenage, teenaged
Broaderyoung, immature(used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth
Spanishadolescente
Catalanadolescent
Nounsadolescencethe time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
adolescenta juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
Verbsadolescebecome adolescent
English > adolescent: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningDisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.
Example"adolescent insecurity"
Synonymsjejune, juvenile, puerile
Broaderimmaturecharacteristic of a lack of maturity
Spanishadolescente, juvenil, pueril
Catalanadolescent, juvenil, pueril
English > adolescent: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningIn the state of development between puberty and maturity.
Example"adolescent boys and girls"
Broaderimmaturenot yet mature
Spanishadolescente
Catalanadolescent
Nounsadolescencethe time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
adolescenta juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
Verbsadolescebecome adolescent
English > adolescent: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity.
Synonymsstripling, teenager, teen
NarrowerchebabA Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis
modA British teenager or young adult in the 1960s
pachucoA Mexican-American teenager who belongs to a neighborhood gang and who dresses in showy clothes
punk rocker, punkA teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture
rockerA teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles
young buck, young manA teenager or a young adult male
Broaderjuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishadolescente, chica, chico, muchacho, quinceañero
Catalanadolescent
Adjectivesadolescentin the state of development between puberty and maturity
adolescentbeing of the age 13 through 19
Verbsadolescebecome adolescent

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