Puerile [Adj.]


  1. Childish; trifling; silly.
  2. Characteristic of, or pertaining to, a boy or boys. (From the Latin puer, meaning ‘boy’.) See also its far more rare feminine equivalent: puellile.
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  1. See also its far more rare feminine equivalent: puellile” – A rarity, due most likely to the fact that we males tend far more often, to craft childish behavior into an art form, then continue to practice it all through life.

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