Webster 1913 Edition
Of, pertaining to, befitting, or resembling, a child.“Childish innocence.”
Puerile; trifling; weak.
Methinks that simplicity in her countenance is rather
☞ Childish, as applied to persons who are grown up, is in a disparaging sense; as, a
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Belonging to a child; trifling; puerile.
When I became a man, I put away childish things. 1 Cor. 13.
2.Pertaining to a child; as childish yeas or age; childish sports.
3.Pertaining to children; ignorant; silly; weak; as childish fear.