Ju"ve*nile [L. juvenilis, from juvenis young; akin to E. young: cf. F. juv'enile, juv'enil. See Young.]

1.

Young; youthful; as, a juvenile appearance.

"A juvenile exercitation."

Glanvill.

2.

Of or pertaining to youth; as, juvenile sports.

Syn. -- Puerile; boyish; childish. See Youthful.

 

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Ju"ve*nile, n.

A young person or youth; -- used sportively or familiarly.

C. Bront'e.

 

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