What does Juvenile mean?

Definitions for Juvenile
ˈdʒu və nl, -ˌnaɪlju·ve·nile

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. juvenile, juvenile personadjective

    a young person, not fully developed

  2. juvenileadjective

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

    "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile fashions"

  3. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerileadjective

    displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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

GCIDE

  1. Juvenileadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. juvenilenoun

    a prepubescent child

  2. juvenilenoun

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

  3. juvenilenoun

    an animal that is not sexually mature

  4. juvenilenoun

    an actor playing a child's role

  5. juvenileadjective

    young; not fully developed

  6. juvenileadjective

    characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish

  7. Etymology: iuvenilis, from iuvenis

ChatGPT

  1. juvenile

    A juvenile generally refers to a young person, typically someone who is not yet considered an adult by law. In a legal context, it often describes individuals under a certain age who have committed a crime and are treated differently from adult offenders. In a biological context, it is used to describe the stage in an organism's life cycle between birth and adulthood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Juvenileadjective

    young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance

  2. Juvenileadjective

    of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports

  3. Juvenilenoun

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

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

Wikidata

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Juvenile

    jōō′ve-nīl, or -nil, adj. young: pertaining or suited to youth: puerile.—n. a young person: a book written for such: an actor who plays youthful parts.—ns. Ju′venileness, Juvenil′ity. [Fr.,—L. juvenilisjuvenis, young.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Juvenile in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Juvenile in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Juvenile in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Quarles:

    First it was 400,000 unread emails and 120,000 people in need of unemployment checks, then it was chaos and preventable criminal acts in our juvenile justice detention centers, and now Andy's sending checks to people who weren't even close to the disaster zone in Western Kentucky.

  2. Charles Littnan:

    This is a good example that no matter how well studied or watched an animal is, it is always going to present The HMSRP with something The HMSRP have never seen before, sometimes it is an amazing demonstration of intelligence or physical ability, sometimes it is a juvenile seal with an eel stuck in its nostril.

  3. Susan Jobling:

    This research helps further our understanding of these legacy industrial chemical pollutants and the effects that different levels of exposure, in complex mixtures, may have, learning more about PCB exposure in juvenile animals is vital, so that we can try to mitigate the impact of these dangerous chemicals on populations and help protect the future status of marine mammals in U.K. waters.

  4. Brett Healy:

    The accusation is so juvenile and ludicrous it cannot be taken seriously, if this rumor was even remotely credible, someone here in Wisconsin would have alerted the media and filed a complaint with the Elections Commission. Rural Wisconsin voters, who have a history of voting Democrat in presidential elections, decided that they had enough of the far left policies of President Obama and they took it out on Clinton. For the Democratic Party to attempt to blame their widespread defeat on an imaginary bogeyman is comical and a little sad.

  5. Rupert Werff:

    This is a very exciting but nerve-wracking time for us, the first juvenile allosaurus was just a couple of limb bones and three ribs, so this is by far the most intact specimen.

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