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Definitions and Synonyms of puerile | Another word for puerile | What is puerile?

Definition 1: of or characteristic of a child - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • puerile breathing

Definition 2: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

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

Synonyms for puerile in the sense of this definition

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

"immature behavior"

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