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Definition 1: a young person, not fully developed - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for juvenile in the sense of this definition

(juvenile is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of juvenile ) a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age)

"little league is intended for the preteens"

(... is a kind of juvenile ) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

(... is a kind of juvenile ) a young person of either sex

"she writes books for children" "they're just kids" "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

(... is a kind of juvenile ) an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

(... is a kind of juvenile ) a young person (especially a young man or boy)

(juvenile is a part of ...) the body of a young person

Definition 2: of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where juvenile or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • juvenile diabetes
  • juvenile fashions

Definition 3: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where juvenile or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adolescent insecurity
  • jejune responses to our problems
  • their behavior was juvenile
  • puerile jokes

Synonyms for juvenile in the sense of this definition

(juvenile is similar to ...) characteristic of a lack of maturity

"immature behavior"

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