Puerile Definition

pyo͝orīl, pwĕr-, pyo͝oər-, -əl
adjective
Silly or trivial, esp. in a childish way or as a result of immaturity.
Webster's New World
Belonging to childhood; juvenile.
American Heritage

Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a boy or boys; confer: puellile.

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Origin of Puerile

  • Latin puerīlis from puer child, boy pau-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin puerÄ«lis (“childish"), from puer (“child, boy").

    From Wiktionary

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