youthful indiscretion

Definition of youthful indiscretion

:a minor mistake made by a young person
  • He describes his drug use in college as just a youthful indiscretion.

Word by Word Definitions

youthful play
  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of youth

  2. : being young and not yet mature

  3. : marked by or possessing youth

indiscretion play
  1. : lack of discretion : imprudence

  2. : something (such as an act or remark) marked by lack of discretion

  3. : an act at variance with the accepted morality of a society


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