Definition of 'puerile'
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Such childish antics and puerile reasoning are endangering sponsorship at the very moment when the arts most need it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such childish antics and puerile reasoning are endangering sponsorship at the very moment when the arts most need it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At times the humour is too puerile. The Sun (2009)In fact give it one for humour, another for puerile jokes and a third for gore. The Sun (2015)THIS is a sad day for people like me who have a puerile sense of humour. The Sun (2012)The only surprise in all the puerile humour is just how sour the film's view of marriage is. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Maybe you think I have a puerile sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His storytelling comedy is sometimes puerile, sometimes profound, always warm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is therefore far more interesting for what he represents than for his sporting profile or for the reputation he has gained for tedious, puerile antics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To be brutally honest, I often find his sense of humour tedious and puerile. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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