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Definition of Childish

Childish

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

Childish Quotations

Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
Katharine Hepburn

If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child.
Frederick Buechner

You can be childlike without being childish. A child always wants to have fun. Ask yourself, 'Am I having fun?'
Christopher Meloni

Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
Charles Dickens

These words dropped into my childish mind as if you should accidentally drop a ring into a deep well. I did not think of them much at the time, but there came a day in my life when the ring was fished up out of the well, good as new.
John Steinbeck
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Childish Translations

childish in Dutch is kinderlijk
childish in German is kindisch, kindliche
childish in Hungarian is gyermekies, gyerekes
childish in Italian is fanciullesco
childish in Latin is puerilis
childish in Swedish is barnslig

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