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adjective childish pronunciation in American English /ˈtʃaɪldɪʃ/
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  1. 1
    behaving in a silly and annoying way, like a small child
    1. a.
      used about behavior that is not reasonable or sensible

      a childish outburst of temper

      It’s simply childish to refuse to talk to her.

  2. 2
    typical of a child or of the things children do

    She wrote with large, childish letters.

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