DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for:
[Show options]
[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

4 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pu·er·ile /ˈpjʊ(ə)rəl, ˌaɪl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pu·er·ile /ˈpjʊ(ə)rəl, ˌaɪl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pu·er·ile a.  Boyish; childish; trifling; silly.
    The French have been notorious through generations for their puerile affectation of Roman forms, models, and historic precedents.   --De Quincey.
 Syn: -- Youthful; boyish; juvenile; childish; trifling; weak. See Youthful.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of or characteristic of a child; "puerile breathing"
      2: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent
         insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their
         behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: adolescent,
          jejune, juvenile]