Synonyms for adolescent

Synonyms for (noun) adolescent

Synonyms: adolescent, teen, teenager, stripling

Definition: a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

Similar words: juvenile, juvenile person

Definition: a young person, not fully developed

Synonyms for (adj) adolescent

Synonyms: adolescent

Definition: in the state of development between puberty and maturity

Usage: adolescent boys and girls

Similar words: immature

Definition: not yet mature

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: immature

Definition: characteristic of a lack of maturity

Usage: immature behavior

Synonyms: teen, teenage, teenaged, adolescent

Definition: being of the age 13 through 19

Usage: teenage mothers; the teen years

Similar words: young, immature

Definition: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth

Usage: young people

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