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- adv. In a childish manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In the manner of a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a childish manner; like a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a childlike manner
He had watched us walk on the moon, and yet remain childishly embroiled in a pitiful and pointless series of military conflicts from which there would emerge no winners.
A deep poignancy in his voice made the expression childishly inadequate.
How did Americans ever allow one man so blithely and callously and "childishly" wreck this nation?
I feel like I'm supposed to have read some Jane Austen at some point, but I haven't, and I won't, and I've kind of childishly dug in my heels about it.
Hey Alex, I can imagine how you feel when people start 'childishly' condemning your comments and your view of the movie.
Please, take a clear look at this - can't you see why it is starting to build into a serious problem, one that I am now forced to react to by, as you put it, 'childishly' doing the ONE thing that seems to produce any results?
The electorate childishly resists making grown-up choices about bearing the cost of government.
Ruralshire Constabulary is clearly NOT a business for the following three childishly obvious reasons:
Let me try again: because you have knowledge of over 100 cases where “minority” idiots have behaved childishly and unfairly, does that make it right to refer to all non-white people in all countries, regardless of criminal history or attitude as “sandniggers”?
When George W. Bush refused to sign the Kyoto protocol, he was painted as an oil-crazed Texas cowboy, the embodiment of the plain fact that Americans were too childishly addicted to their air-conditioners, airliners and giant SUVs to do anything to save the planet.