from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Infantile; childish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Infantile; childish

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Infantile; childish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as infantile.


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