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child·ish

childish

 
pronunciation:
chaIl dihsh
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: typical of or fit for a child.
Old maid is a childish card game, but poker is played by adults.
synonyms:
childlike, juvenile
antonyms:
adult, grown-up, mature
similar words:
adolescent, babyish, boyish, immature, innocent
definition 2: marked by weak, foolish, or immature behavior.
Crying when you don't get your way seems childish.
synonyms:
babyish, immature, juvenile
antonyms:
mature
similar words:
adolescent, foolish, green, silly
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derivations: childishly (adv.), childishness (n.)
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