Definitions

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  • n. An adult whose interests and activities are characteristic of those of children.

Etymologies

re- +‎ juvenile. Compare rejuvenate. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A new form of adult has evolved, which may be called a rejuvenile, a kidalt, an adultescent, or a twixter.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • NOXON: Well it's really important to point out here that's the common sort of stereotype of the rejuvenile, which is this guy, you know the 40-year-old virgin who is too busy playing with action figures to get his life together.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2006

  • NOXEN: Well it's really important to point out here that's the common sort of stereotype of the rejuvenile, which is this guy, you know the 40-year-old virgin who is too busy playing with action figures to get his life together.

    CNN Transcript Jul 8, 2006

  • He tracks the early history of the "rejuvenile" movement back to Lord Baden-Powell's pitch to potential Scout-masters to become "boy-men" in the woods with their young charges, through boomer entitlement, and to a new generation who, driven by a mad housing market and a lunatic job-market, find themselves holding off on kids and marriage through their thirties.

    Boing Boing

  • New words can be reflexively annoying - one blogger made the inevitable comparison between "rejuvenile" and words like "metrosexual" and "bobo," which he called "endemic marketing speak we love to hate."

    Christopher Noxon: Pop Quiz: What's a "Rejuvenile"?

  • In that same vein, "rejuvenile" appears in promotional literature for Thai surgical practices that specialize in sex change procedures.

    Christopher Noxon: Pop Quiz: What's a "Rejuvenile"?

  • Bangkok-based Dr. Chettawut Tulayaphanich will perform "facial rejuvenile surgery" to help our trans-gendered friends lift, tuck and stretch their way to more feminine selves.

    Christopher Noxon: Pop Quiz: What's a "Rejuvenile"?

  • Cons: I found Noxon's profiles, interviews, and presentation of the rejuvenile culture more interesting than his analysis of it.

    book review: Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-up by Christopher Noxon

  • I am in some ways a rejuvenile, still captivated by the art and music of my youth.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • NOXON: Well a rejuvenile, the working definition is anyone who has tastes or mindsets that are traditionally associated with people younger than themselves.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2006

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