puerile person

puerile person
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  • puerile — pu|er|ile [ pjurəl ] adjective FORMAL like a silly young person, or like something they would say or do: IMMATURE, JUVENILE: puerile nonsense …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • puerile — UK [ˈpjʊəraɪl] / US [ˈpjʊrəl] adjective formal like a silly young person, or like something they would say or do puerile nonsense …   English dictionary

  • juvenile — ju·ve·nile / jü və ˌnīl, nəl/ n: an individual who is under an age fixed by law (as 18 years) at which he or she would be charged as an adult for a criminal act compare minor Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

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  • young — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. youthful; puerile; ageless; green; foundling; adolescent, juvenile, teenage; fresh, new; inexperienced, immature. See youth. n. offspring, children. See posterity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In the… …   English dictionary for students

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