Definitions for juvenileˈdʒu və nl, -ˌnaɪl

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  1. juvenile, juvenile person(adj)

    a young person, not fully developed

  2. juvenile(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people

    "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile fashions"

  3. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile(adj)

    displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

    "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"

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  1. Juvenile(a.)

    Of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports.3. Characteristic of children; immature; childish; puerile; infantile; as, a juvenile temper tantrum.

  2. Origin: [L. juvenilis, from juvenis young; akin to E. young: cf. F. juvnile, juvnil. See Young.]

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  1. juvenile(Noun)

    a prepubescent child

  2. juvenile(Noun)

    a person not legally of age, or who is younger than may be charged with an offence

  3. juvenile(Noun)

    an animal that is not sexually mature

  4. juvenile(Noun)

    an actor playing a child's role

  5. juvenile(Adjective)

    young; not fully developed

  6. juvenile(Adjective)

    characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish

  7. Origin: iuvenilis, from iuvenis

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Juvenile(adj)

    young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance

  2. Juvenile(adj)

    of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports

  3. Juvenile(noun)

    a young person or youth; -- used sportively or familiarly

  4. Origin: [L. juvenilis, from juvenis young; akin to E. young: cf. F. juvnile, juvnil. See Young.]

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  1. Juvenile

    Terius Gray, better known by his stage name Juvenile, is an American rapper, He is also a former member of hip-hop group the Hot Boys. At the age of 19, he began recording raps, releasing his debut album Being Myself in 1995. He became popular when his 1999 single "Back That Thang Up" was released. In 2003, he returned to Cash Money to record Juve the Great, spawning the number-one hit "Slow Motion". Following this album he again left Cash Money, and in 2006 he was signed to Atlantic Records. He released Reality Check under that label. He released his eighth studio album, titled Cocky & Confident, on December 1, 2009. He released his ninth studio album, titled Beast Mode, on July 6, 2010.

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