Synonyms of adolescent


1. adolescent, stripling, teenager, teen, juvenile, juvenile person

usage: a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity


1. adolescent

usage: relating to or peculiar to or suggestive of an adolescent; "adolescent problems"

2. adolescent, teen, teenage, teenaged, young (vs. old), immature

usage: being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years"

3. adolescent, jejune, juvenile, puerile, immature (vs. mature)

usage: displaying or suggesting a lack of maturity; "adolescent insecurity"; "jejune responses to our problems"; "their behavior was juvenile"; "puerile jokes"

4. adolescent, immature (vs. mature)

usage: in the state of development between puberty and maturity; "adolescent boys and girls"

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Definition and meaning of adolescent (Dictionary)