puerile


puerile

adjective

Definition of PUERILE

1
having or showing the annoying qualities (as silliness) associated with children <told the teenagers that such puerile behavior would not be tolerated during the ceremony>
Antonyms adult, grown-up, mature
2
lacking in adult experience or maturity <allowed the company to be taken over by a bunch of puerile whippersnappers fresh out of business school>
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