Examples of childish in a Sentence
She has a childish face.
a letter written in childish scrawl
He opened the gifts with childish delight.
We're tired of their childish games.
I find his humor very childish.
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Overwhelmingly, though, there's a certain childish glee in becoming a Chain Chomp or a Cheep Cheep or a Hammer Bros., gaining full control of their traditionally antagonistic powers.
Those sanctions, more than dangerous and childish name-calling, offer the last hope of forcing Kim to bargain away his nukes.
While the onesie can err on the side of childish, the piece was elevated with a clever use of accessories, starting with braided sandals that coordinated nicely with the abstract motif on her jumpsuit.
Ada County District Judge Steven Hippler described the murder of Russell as senseless, meaningless, foolish and childish, sentencing both of the men to life in prison.
The diary, written in a spidery, childish scrawl that did not improve too much as the author aged, was written in September 1909.
But Hole’s wish is granted almost instantaneously, in the form of a mysterious note addressed to him, written in a childish scrawl, and signed with a stick-figure snowman.
Back on the north side of town, Archie tries to convince his dad that his shooter also attacked Grundy, Midge, and Moose, but Fred dismisses his childish ramblings.
What good does this kind of base, childish rhetoric do for any single one of us?
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Synonymsadolescent, babyish, immature, infantile, jejune, juvenile, kiddish, puerile
Antonymsadult, grown-up, mature
Related Wordsboyish, brattish, bratty, girlie (or girly), girlish; childlike, innocent, naive (or naïve), simple, simplistic, unsophisticated
Near Antonymsunchildlike; cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, smart, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
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