Origin of puerile
OTHER WORDS FROM puerilepu·er·ile·ly, adverbnon·pu·er·ile, adjectivenon·pu·er·ile·ly, adverb
Words nearby puerile
How to use puerile in a sentence
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.Tax-the-Rich Obama Fairy Tale Won’t Magically Restore Public Services|Michael Medved|December 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But for these two puerile sports fans, the evening was almost as much about the play-by-play as how things turned out.Forget the Electoral College—Who Won the Battle of the Neckties?|Blake Gopnik|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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!Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
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.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
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.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach