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  • Childishly — Child ish*ly, adv. In the manner of a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puerile — I adjective asinine, callow, childish, childishly foolish, fatuous, foolish, green, immature, inadequate, inane, infantile, infantine, injudicious, jejune, juvenile, kiddish, naive, nonsensical, petty, piddling, puerilis, raw, senseless, shallow …   Law dictionary

  • puerile — puerilely, adv. /pyooh euhr il, euh ruyl , pyoor il, uyl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a child or to childhood. 2. childishly foolish; immature or trivial: a puerile piece of writing. [1650 60; < L puerilis boyish, equiv. to puer boy + ilis ILE]… …   Universalium

  • puerile — pu•er•ile [[t]ˈpyu ər ɪl, əˌraɪl, ˈpyʊər ɪl, aɪl[/t]] adj. 1) dvl cv youthful; juvenile 2) childishly foolish; immature; silly • Etymology: 1650–60; < L puerīlis=puer boy + īlis ile II pu′er•ile•ly, adv. pu er•il′i•ty, n …   From formal English to slang

  • puerile — /ˈpjuəraɪl / (say pyoohuhruyl), /ˈpjʊəraɪl / (say pyoouhruyl) adjective 1. of or relating to a child or boy. 2. childishly foolish, irrational, or trivial: *And he would go on to tell me about passionate Spanish women and experienced French women …   Australian English dictionary

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