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The results were strange, compelling, puerile, trashy and slightly brilliant—laser-targeted towards young Israeli males.

This eight-minute piece of puerile propaganda features the warm and winning voice of Ed Asner.

But for these two puerile sports fans, the evening was almost as much about the play-by-play as how things turned out.

So I simply focused on another British movie star who has depended on his juvenile appeal and not his puerile one.

That man, in this puerile state, has already taken possession of the whole treasure of divine truth!

Under Nurse-tales, I include the extremely puerile stories of the nursery, often (as in the German ones) interlaced with rhymes.

We can say that the prophecies of the Old Testament adjusted to the New, would be very absurd and puerile things.

The incident, puerile in seeming, but serious at bottom, produced a deep resentment towards the party of the nobles.

You have a hundred times sighed at the sight of the sad follies which puerile questions have produced among us.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to puerile, such as: callow, infantile, babyish, babylike, foolish, and green.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.