Definitions

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  • adj. Immature; not having come to puberty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not having arrived at puberty; immature.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not having reached puberty.

Etymologies

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From the stem of Latin impubes, from im- + pubes ("mature age, puberty").

Examples

  • Another revelation of impuberal softness (its middle line just distinguishable from the less vertical grass-blade next to it) was afforded by a photo of her in which she sat in the buff on the grass, combing her sun-shot hair and spreading wide, in false perspective, the lovely legs of a giantess.

    The Guardian World News

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  • not adult,prepubescent

    Nabokov,Transparent Things

    November 9, 2007