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Meaning of INFANTILE

Pronunciation:  'infun`tIl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  indicating a lack of maturity; "childish tantrums"; "infantile behavior"
  2. [adj]  being or befitting or characteristic of an infant; "baby rabbits"
  3. [adj]  of or relating to infants or infancy; "infantile paralysis"
 

INFANTILE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: baby(a), childish, immature, infant(a), young
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"fan*tile\ (?; 277), a. [L. infantilis: cf. F.
infantile. See {Infant}.]
Of or pertaining to infancy, or to an infant; similar to, or
characteristic of, an infant; childish; as, infantile
behavior.

 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the period in an individual's life cycle from birth to the eruption of the first permanent teeth.
 
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