puerile[ pyoo-er-il, -uh-rahyl, pyoor-il, -ahyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF puerile
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUERILE
Their falsehoods were puerile, their affirmations ridiculous.
He only issued from his torpor at night to fall into blind and puerile fits of anger.
The ideal is as impracticable as it is puerile and retrograde.
We are too absorbed in the puerile interests and occupations of daily life.
The officers took, as usual, a puerile revenge in the form of a burlesque.
The words that passed between us were few and puerile in regard of the situation.
And then, as to the man himself, how puerile it is to give him this importance!
How puerile has been the teaching that we can sin against the Eternal God.
Yet in their religious acts they were often bigoted, intolerant and puerile.
What puerile trumpery is that refusal of a man to reveal his name!
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PUERILE
- out to lunch