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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (immature)
a. infantil
Don't be so childish! Just put on your shoes and let's go.¡No seas tan infantil! Ponte los zapatos de una vez y vamos.
b. pueril
I can't stand having to deal with their childish behavior.No soporto tener que lidiar con su comportamiento pueril.
2. (typical of children)
a. infantil
Her childish features meant people often mistook her for being very young.Por sus rasgos infantiles, frecuentemente la confundían por ser mucho más joven.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (pejorative)
a. pueril, infantil
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childish [ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ]
1 especially infantil; pueril
don't be childish! ¡no seas niño!
2 [+disease] infantil; de la infancia
childish ailment enfermedad (f) infantil or de la infancia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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