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Childish meaning

childish - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. Of, pertaining to, befitting, or resembling, a child.
  2. 2. Puerile; trifling; weak.
  3. 3. Like a child; puerile; trifling; silly.

childish - examples of usage

  1. At Kecoughtan they were received with much ceremony, for Pocahontas knew what was due her and how, when it was necessary, to put aside her childish manner for one more dignified. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. It was all childish. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  3. The good is, that men can be moved in no other way; they are in that childish stage of being, where they require blood sacrifice. - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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