juvenile


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juvenile \Ju"ve*nile\ (?; 277), a. [L. juvenilis, from juvenis
   young; akin to E. young: cf. F. juv['e]nile, juv['e]nil. See
   Young.]
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   1. Young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance. "A juvenile
      exercitation." --Glanvill.
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   2. Of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports.

   3. Characteristic of children; immature; childish; puerile;
      infantile; as, a juvenile temper tantrum.
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   Syn: Puerile; boyish; childish. See Youthful.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Juvenile \Ju"ve*nile\, n.
   A young person or youth; -- used sportively or familiarly.
   --C. Bront['e].
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