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1. precocious

adjective. ['prɪˈkoʊʃəs, priːˈkoʊʃəs'] characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude).

Synonyms

  • intelligent

Antonyms

  • unintelligent
  • low-tech

Etymology

  • praecox (Latin)
  • praecoquere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Precocious

  • supercalifragilisticexpealidoshus
  • atrocious
  • ferocious
  • moshus

Example sentences of the word precocious


1. Adjective
Your parents are out for the day and you're in charge of your precocious preschool-aged brother.

Quotes containing the word precocious


1. I was a precocious only child, and then I went through a fat, awkward stage for several years, so I learned to fall back on my humor and personality when I was growing up. It's how you survive, so I think it was more of a natural progression for me, developing into comedy.
- Ari Graynor

2. precocious

adjective. ['prɪˈkoʊʃəs, priːˈkoʊʃəs'] appearing or developing early.

Antonyms

  • regressive

Etymology

  • praecox (Latin)
  • praecoquere (Latin)
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