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    adolescent

    adolescent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word adolescent

    Definition
    (noun) a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity
    Synonyms : stripling , teen , teenager
    Definition
    (adj) relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent
    Example Sentence
    • adolescent problems
    Definition
    (adj) being of the age 13 through 19
    Synonyms : teen , teenage , teenaged
    Example Sentence
    • teenage mothers
    • the teen years
    Definition
    (adj) displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity
    Synonyms : jejune , juvenile , puerile
    Example Sentence
    • adolescent insecurity
    • jejune responses to our problems
    • their behavior was juvenile
    • puerile jokes
    Definition
    (adj) in the state of development between puberty and maturity
    Example Sentence
    • adolescent boys and girls
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