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childish definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or suitable for a kid or youth: increased, childish sound; childish nightmares.
    • Marked by or indicating too little maturity; puerile: fed up with your childish pranks.
    • perhaps not difficult; quick.
    • Affected psychologically by senior years; senile.
    • Of or suitable for a young child.
    • Behaving immaturely.
    • Of, with respect to, befitting, or resembling, a child.
    • Puerile; trifling; poor.
    • suggesting too little maturity
  • others:
    • Of or owned by a kid or even youth: as, “sweet childish days,” Wordsworth, To a Butterfly.
    • Like or characteristic of a young child or something strange to youth; particularly, in disparaging use, trifling, puerile, silly, poor, etc.: as, childish amusements; childish fear.
    • Synonyms Childlike, Infantile, etc. See childlike.
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