1 of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people; "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile fashions"
2 displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes" [syn: adolescent, jejune, puerile] n : a youthful person [syn: juvenile person] [ant: adult]
young; not fully developed
- Finnish: nuori
characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish
a prepubescent child
- Finnish: lapsi
a person not legally of age, or who is younger than may be charged with an offence
an actor playing a child's role
Juvenile may refer to:
- A juvenile (organism) is an individual organism after birth (hatching, germination, etc.), but has not yet reached its adult form, maturity or size.
- juvenile (law), a legal term referring to a minor
- Juvenile fiction, a term referring to children's literature. The term juvenile is considered obsolete by many, who prefer the term Young adult literature
- Juvenile (rapper), a rap artist.
- Juvenile (film), a Japanese science-fiction movie directed by Takashi Yamazaki.
- "The Juvenile", a song by Jonas "Joker" Berggren.
- Juvenile, a theatrical term for the male equivalent of an ingenue
juvenile in German: Juvenile (Begriffsklärung)
juvenile in Indonesian: Yuvenil
juvenile in Dutch: Juveniel
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