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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pū′ėr-īl, adj. pertaining to children: childish: trifling: silly.—adv. Pū′erilely.—ns. Pū′erileness, Pūeril′ity, quality of being puerile: that which is puerile: a childish expression. [Fr. puéril—L. puerilis—puer, a child.]
The numerical value of puerile in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of puerile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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