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infantileadjective

uk   /ˈɪn.fən.taɪl/ us   /ˈɪn.fən.təl/ disapproving
typical of a child and therefore unsuitable 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 older child or adult as infantile, you mean that it is foolish and is typical of a young child: 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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