rejuvenile

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re- +‎ juvenile. Compare rejuvenate.

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rejuvenile (plural rejuveniles)

  1. (informal) An adult whose interests and activities are characteristic of those of children.
    • 2007, Tony Dokoupil, "Forty-Year-Old Virgins", Newsweek, 15 December 2007:
      At $15 to $30 for each action figure, re-staffing the Cobra Command center (home to G.I. Joe's arch-nemesis, Cobra Commander) isn't cheap. So what's driving this rejuvenile movement? Marketing, mostly.

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