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. Edith Ann:

    Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are, just doesn't come easy to us.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

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

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Human history’s the most funny and yet the most tragic discovery will be the discovery of the religious people that all religions are man-made! And this childish discovery will enable the pious to make an intellectual jump in upwards direction. The devout will turn into a progressive man and the history will flow faster in the progressive direction.

  4. Lao Tzu:

    Thus it is said: The path into the light seems dark, the path forward seems to go back, the direct path seems long, true power seems weak, true purity seems tarnished, true steadfastness seems changeable, true clarity seems obscure, the greatest are seems unsophisticated, the greatest love seems indifferent, the greatest wisdom seems childish. The Tao is nowhere to be found. Yet it nourishes and completes all things.

  5. Titus Maccius Plautus:

    Not every age is fit for childish sports.

Images & Illustrations of childish

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