(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent

- adolescent problems

2. being of the age 13 through 19

Similar word(s): immature, young, teen, teenage, teenaged

3. displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity

- adolescent insecurity

Similar word(s): immature, jejune, juvenile, puerile

4. in the state of development between puberty and maturity

- adolescent boys and girls

Similar word(s): immature


1. a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

Similar word(s): stripling, teen, teenager

Definition categories: person, juvenile