Definitions for puerileˈpyu ər ɪl, -əˌraɪl, ˈpyʊər ɪl, -aɪl
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of or characteristic of a child
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"
Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a boy or boys; confer: puellile.
Childish; trifling; silly.
Origin: From puerilis, from puer.
boyish; childish; trifling; silly
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