Definitions for adolescent

Definitions for (noun) adolescent

Main entry: adolescent, teen, teenager, stripling

Definition: a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

Definitions for (adj) adolescent

Main entry: adolescent

Definition: in the state of development between puberty and maturity

Usage: adolescent boys and girls

Main entry: puerile, adolescent, jejune, juvenile

Definition: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

Usage: adolescent insecurity; jejune responses to our problems; their behavior was juvenile; puerile jokes

Main entry: teen, teenage, teenaged, adolescent

Definition: being of the age 13 through 19

Usage: teenage mothers; the teen years

Main entry: adolescent

Definition: relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent

Usage: adolescent problems

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