What does childish mean?

Definitions for childish
ˈtʃaɪl dɪʃchild·ish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. childish, infantile(adj)

    indicating a lack of maturity

    "childish tantrums"; "infantile behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. childish(Adjective)

    Of or suitable for a child.

  2. childish(Adjective)

    Behaving immaturely.

    Your childish temper tantrums are not going to change my decision on this matter.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Childish(adj)

    of, pertaining to, befitting, or resembling, a child

  2. Childish(adj)

    puerile; trifling; weak

How to pronounce childish?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say childish in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of childish in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of childish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of childish in a Sentence

  1. Eleanor Roosevelt:

    A trait no other nation seems to possess in quite the same degree that we do -- namely, a feeling of almost childish injury and resentment unless the world as a whole recognizes how innocent we are of anything but the most generous and harmless intentions.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Optimists are childish; they even believe they can find an ice cream store in the hell!

  3. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

    Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Laws are man-made! They can be faulty, they can be childish, they can be ridiculous, they can be silly and they can even be utterly devilish! Anything man made is open to all the possibilities except perfection!

  5. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    It has turned into a childish spectacle, i don't want to be there to lend dignity to it.

Images & Illustrations of childish

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