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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Puerile as such an exercise may seem, it sharpens the faculties of observation, and teaches one where to look and what to look for.
This puerile feature in a nature which was conspicuously manly had often given rise to comment and conjecture.
The words that passed between us were few and puerile in regard of the situation.
According to NHMP official, the police patrol received the information of a puerile girl found at a local hotel on the motorway by a phone call on its 130 helpline.
THE FESTIVAL (15) HH HHH THE Bafta Awardwinning creators of The Inbetweeners continue to suckle on the teat of puerile, laddish humour with The Festival.
I believe in my own mind that the puerile players involved in this selfgratifying spectacle are merely trying to see which one can get away with the most outrageous dive or claim for foul-play.
Those comments were only puerile, if you believe Rodriguez - or puerile and racist, if you believe Bong.
Mr Chaudhry could have saved himself the trouble of writing this puerile little bit.
R A W A L P I N D I -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) leader Maryam Nawaz on Sunday warned political foes that puerile tactics can't dent the popularity of Nawaz Sharif.
Imagine if the insult was reversed and such disdain was aimed at 'dark', 'puerile' and 'female' Labour politicians.
The court called 'puerile' Yap's assertion that he should not have been indicted because the prosecution failed to establish his criminal acts connecting him to the alleged scheme.
A PRANK by students ended with a young man being seriously injured by a housemate who lost his temper at the "puerile" behaviour.
Does anyone take the puerile antics of Diko seriously?
Poet Amit Majmudars one-hundred-page book is frequently eloquent, captivating, and powerful; however, it is also partisan, puerile, and facile.
Of course it was sexist and puerile - and it's funnier now than it was then for all those reasons.