juvenile

Definitions:

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  • Not fully grown or developed; young.
  • Of or characteristic of a young animal that has not reached sexual maturity.
  • Characteristic of, intended for, or appropriate for children or young people.
  • Marked by immaturity; childish: <i>synonym</i>: <strong> young</strong>.
  • Relating to or being water, gas, or a mineral-rich fluid believed to have originated from magma and to have come to the earth's surface for the first time.
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  • A young person; a child.
  • A young animal that has not reached sexual maturity.
  • A two-year-old racehorse.
  • An actor who plays roles of children or young persons.
  • A children's book.
  • Young; youthful: as, a <em>juvenile</em> manner; <em>a juvenile</em> part in a play.
  • Pertaining or suited to youth: as, <em>juvenile</em> sports or books.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Boyish</em>, <em>Puerile</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="youthful">youthful</internalXref>.
  • A young person; a youth.
  • A book written for young persons or children.
  • <em>Theat.</em>, an actor who plays youthful parts:
  • A young person or youth; -- used sportively or familiarly.
  • Young; youthful.
  • Of or pertaining to youth.
  • Characteristic of children; immature; childish; puerile; infantile.
  • <xref>young</xref>; not fully <xref>developed</xref>
  • characteristic of <xref>youth</xref> or <xref>immaturity</xref>; <xref>childish</xref>
  • a <xref>prepubescent</xref> <xref>child</xref>
  • a person not legally <xref>of age</xref>, or who is younger than may be <xref>charged</xref> with an <xref>offence</xref>
  • an <xref>animal</xref> that is not <xref>sexually</xref> <xref>mature</xref>
  • an <xref>actor</xref> playing a child's <xref>role</xref>
  • a young person, not fully developed
  • displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
  • of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people
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