Student Thesaurus

One entry found for puerile.
Entry Word: puerile
Function: adjective
Text: 1 having or showing the annoying qualities (as silliness) associated with children <told him that such puerile behavior would not be tolerated during the ceremony> -- see CHILDISH
2 lacking in adult experience or maturity <allowed the company to be taken over by a bunch of puerile whippersnappers fresh out of business school> -- see CALLOW
3 lacking in seriousness or maturity <the kind of puerile jokes that teenage moviegoers apparently love> -- see GIDDY 1