HyperDic: juvenile

English > 3 senses of the word juvenile:
ADJECTIVEpertjuvenileof or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
alljuvenile, adolescent, jejune, pueriledisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
NOUNperson juvenile, juvenile persona young person, not fully developed
juvenile > pronunciation
Soundsjhuw'vahnahl; jhuw'vahnay.l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
aisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > juvenile: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people.
Examples
  • "juvenile diabetes"
  • "juvenile fashions"
Spanishjuvenil
Catalanjuvenil
Nounsjuvenilea young person, not fully developed
juvenilitythe freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person
youththe time of life between childhood and maturity
English > juvenile: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.
Example "their behavior was juvenile"
Synonymsadolescent, jejune, puerile
Broaderimmaturecharacteristic of a lack of maturity
Spanishadolescente, juvenil, pueril
Catalanadolescent, juvenil, pueril
Nounsjuvenilitylacking and evidencing lack of experience of life
English > juvenile: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA young person, not fully developed.
Synonymjuvenile person
Partsjuvenile bodyThe body of a young person
Narroweradolescent, stripling, teenager, teenA juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex
ingenueAn artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)
preteen, preteenagerA preadolescent boy or girl / girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)
young person, youth, younker, spring chickenA young person (especially a young man or boy)
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositeadult, grownupA fully developed person from maturity onward
Spanishjuvenil, menor
Catalanjuvenil, menor
Adjectivesjuvenileof or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people

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