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Meaning of “infantile” in the English Dictionary

"infantile" in British English

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infantileadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.fən.taɪl/  us   /-təl/ disapproving
typical of a ​child and ​thereforeunsuitable for an ​adult: infantile ​behaviour
(Definition of infantile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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infantileadjective

 us   /ˈɪn·fənˌtɑɪl/
of or ​relating to ​babies: infantile ​diseases If you ​describe the ​behavior of an ​olderchild or ​adult as infantile, you ​mean that it is ​foolish and is ​typical of a ​youngchild: infantile ​humor
(Definition of infantile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “infantile”
in Arabic رَضيع…
in Korean 어린애 같은…
in Portuguese infantil…
in Catalan infantil…
in Japanese 幼稚な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幼稚的,孩子气的…
in Turkish bebekçe, çocukça, sabi gibi…
in Russian инфантильный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幼稚的,孩子氣的…
in Italian infantile…
in Polish dziecinny…
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