Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/12/14 Puerile

Puerile (adjective)
puerile [pyoo-er-il, -uh-rahyl, pyoo r-il, -ahyl]


adjective
1. of or pertaining to a child or to childhood.
2. childishly foolish; immature or trivial: a puerile piece of writing.

Synonyms
1. youthful, juvenile.
2. juvenile, silly.

Origin: 1650-60; < Latin puerīlis boyish, equivalent to puer boy + -īlis -ile

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