What does childish mean?

Definitions for childishˈtʃaɪl dɪʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word childish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. childish, infantile(adj)

    indicating a lack of maturity

    "childish tantrums"; "infantile behavior"


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Titus Maccius Plautus:

    Not every age is fit for childish sports.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    An honest government is the childish dream of the gullible men!

  3. Donald Trump:

    Probably is a little childish, but you know what? This is a campaign.

  4. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:

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

  5. Craig Friebolin:

    Real men aren't afraid of childish accusations. (Quite the paradox eh?)

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