HyperDic: puerile

English > 2 senses of the word puerile:
ADJECTIVEpertpuerileof or characteristic of a child
allpuerile, adolescent, jejune, juveniledisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
puerile > pronunciation
Soundspyuwriy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > puerile: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or characteristic of a child.
Example"puerile breathing"
Spanishpueril
Nounschilda human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
puerilitya property characteristic of a child
English > puerile: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDisplaying or suggesting a lack of maturity.
Example "puerile jokes"
Synonymsadolescent, jejune, juvenile
Broaderimmaturecharacteristic of a lack of maturity
Spanishadolescente, juvenil, pueril
Catalanadolescent, juvenil, pueril
Nounspuerilitythe state of a child between infancy and adolescence

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