Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a childish manner; like a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In the manner of a child; in a trifling way; in a weak or foolish manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a childish manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a childlike manner

Etymologies

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childish +‎ -ly

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