Puerile in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Puerile

silly or childish especially in a way that shows a lack of seriousness or good judgment

Examples of Puerile in a sentence

Since my son is thirty-three years of age, I do not find his puerile behavior amusing.  🔊

Your jokes are puerile and not appropriate for a woman of your years.  🔊

If you behave in a puerile manner during a job interview, the interviewer will think you are very childish.  🔊

The fireman was scolded for playing puerile pranks on his coworkers.  🔊

When Elaine got drunk and started to crawl around on the floor, she showed everyone how puerile she was.  🔊

The young comedian’s puerile jokes did not go over well with the mature audience.  🔊

Because my father takes everything very seriously, he has little patience for puerile humor.  🔊

My teenage daughter was upset when her puerile conduct got her sent to the little kids’ table at dinner.  🔊

Although Bill is normally known for coming up with great ideas, his latest proposal is puerile and borders on being ridiculous.  🔊

Jason’s puerile method of getting my attention was by painting his name on the side of my house.  🔊

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