puerile


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Synonyms for puerile

Synonyms for puerile

of or characteristic of a child, especially in immaturity

Synonyms for puerile

displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

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He may be interested to note that the definition of the word puerile is "trivial, childish, immature" - which rather nicely sums up his comments.
His carefully made pieces often have their origins in the most inert or puerile materials.
Here's a proposed change that affects every American, yet during the short time it showed up in news reports, Newsweek gave us Paula Jones on the cover and then, in an even more puerile gesture, a head shot of the recently murdered JonBenet Ramsay, her make-up, hairdo, and smile suggestive of any Playmate-of-the-Month.
TV wildlife expert Chris Packham has hit out at I'm A Celebrity for what he called "outdated and puerile abuse of animals".
When Nancy moves in with her new husband it poses a host of puerile dilemmas.
AS a loyal reader of the Mail since my move to Dudley in 1986, I must register my distaste that you are using the puerile new West Bromwich Albion badge (front page 14 Feb 2006).
Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson to the contrary, our country is in no immediate danger of being torn apart by wanton sexuality or puerile punch lines.
They didn't do themselves or their puerile language any good.
The reason for this puerile attack was an exclusive back page story (inset) which revealed how Gianluca Vialli's request to hold contract talks had been turned down.
What is life coming to when I can't score a puerile, pathetic and ultimately futile, yet strangely satisfying minor victory against big multi-national companies?
Surely it's the editor's responsibility to let the magazine's writers know when their choice of title is pathetic, not to mention puerile.
But such puerile predictions have been rudely rebuked by an upsurge of rabid nationalism and "ethnic cleansing" that is rapidly transforming the political landscape of Europe.
NEW FLY ON THE WALL DOCUMENTARY ON IRISH WAGS It's about time our girls had their day in the spotlight and showed we can be as puerile as anyone else.
NO, I am not going to go on - and on - about two puerile, overpaid, overhyped clowns, one a self-confessed male slut and the other a TV host who crawls so far up his guests' backsides that he has to be extracted by corkscrew every Friday.
Is anything being done by Travel West Midlands to catch these cretins or are the cameras recording these acts of puerile vandalism for fun?