Dictionary.com

pubertal

[ pyoo-ber-tl ]
/ ˈpyu bər tl /
Save This Word!

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of puberty.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Also pu·ber·al [pyoo-ber-uhl]. /ˈpyu bər əl/.

Origin of pubertal

First recorded in 1830–40; pubert(y) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM pubertal

post·pu·ber·tal, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use pubertal in a sentence

FEEDBACK