[ pree-pyoo-bes-uhnt ]
/ ˌpri pyuˈbɛs ənt /
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of or relating to the years immediately preceding puberty, prepubertal.
a prepubescent boy or girl.
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How to use prepubescent in a sentence
Polette, a truck driver, married Bacot’s mother in 1992, and started grooming her immediately, insisting he put body lotion on her prepubescent body and on watching her bathe, according to her memoir.The Woman Facing Life in Prison for Killing Her Incestuous Stepdad-Turned-Husband|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 11, 2021|The Daily Beast
British Dictionary definitions for prepubescent
/ (ˌpriːpjuːˈbɛsənt) /
a person who has not yet reached puberty
not yet having reached puberty
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Medical definitions for prepubescent
[ prē′pyōō-bĕs′ənt ]
Of or characteristic of prepuberty.
A prepubescent child.
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