Associations to the word «Juvenile»

Wiktionary

JUVENILE, adjective. Young; not fully developed
JUVENILE, adjective. Characteristic of youth or immaturity; childish
JUVENILE, noun. A prepubescent child
JUVENILE, noun. A person not legally of age, or who is younger than may be charged with an offence
JUVENILE, noun. An animal that is not sexually mature
JUVENILE, noun. An actor playing a child's role
JUVENILE DELINQUENCY, noun. (legal) Participation in illegal behaviour by minors.
JUVENILE DELINQUENT, noun. (legal) A persistent young offender; an antisocial minor, one who has committed criminal acts such as theft or violence.
JUVENILE DELINQUENTS, noun. Plural of juvenile delinquent
JUVENILE DETENTION CENTRE, noun. A youth detention centre.
JUVENILE DIABETES, noun. The disease whose main symptom is that the body does not produce insulin.
JUVENILE HALL, noun. A youth detention centre.
JUVENILE HORMONE, noun. Any of a group of sesquiterpene hormones that regulate insect physiology by preventing molting of the exoskeleton and thus development of the larva
JUVENILE OFFENDING, noun. Juvenile delinquency

Dictionary definition

JUVENILE, noun. A young person, not fully developed.
JUVENILE, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of or appropriate for children or young people; "juvenile diabetes"; "juvenile fashions".
JUVENILE, adjective. Displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes".

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