Synonyms for juvenile
|Grammar : Adj, noun|
|Spell : joo-vuh-nl, -nahyl|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʒu və nl, -ˌnaɪl|
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Définition of juvenileOrigin :
- 1620s, from Latin iuvenilis "of or belonging to youth," from iuvenis "young person," originally "young" (cf. French jeune; see young). Juvenile delinquency first recorded 1816; Juvenile delinquent the following year.
- adj childish
- noun young person
- His narrative is adapted alike for the juvenile mind and for the adult.
- Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870 » by Various
- The conversation at this point was interrupted by the appearance of the juvenile man.
- Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
- With impulsive kindness he stops and speaks assuringly to this juvenile spy.
- Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
- This miracle is as common in the "Acta Sanctorum" as in the juvenile romances.
- Extract from : « The Book-Hunter » by John Hill Burton
- Merrihew curled the ends of his juvenile mustache and scowled fiercely.
- Extract from : « The Lure of the Mask » by Harold MacGrath
- They desired, naturally, to keep me with them in the juvenile department.
- Extract from : « Jane Journeys On » by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
- Truly John was becoming an important figure in the juvenile world.
- Extract from : « A Son of the City » by Herman Gastrell Seely
- The pillow, need I add, was to suppress the latent pangs of juvenile appetite.
- Extract from : « Old Fogy » by James Huneker
- Memory failed to produce any juvenile John Grant for her inspection.
- Extract from : « Jill the Reckless » by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
- He tried to picture Kettleman in the midst of a gang of juvenile delinquents.
- Extract from : « Out Like a Light » by Gordon Randall Garrett
Antonyms for juvenile
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