Antonyms
Etymology

1. pubescent

adjective. (of animals especially human beings) having arrived at the onset of puberty (the age at which sex glands become functional) but not yet fully mature.

Antonyms

  • full-term

Etymology

  • pubescens (Latin)

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2. pubescent

adjective. covered with fine soft hairs or down.

Synonyms

  • hairy
  • downy
  • puberulent
  • hirsute
  • haired

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • hard
  • old
  • senior

Etymology

  • pubescens (Latin)

Sentences with pubescent


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you’re trying to help your child navigate the sometime turbulent waters of pubescent storms, you’ll need a steady rudder.

2. Adjective
Plum tree leaves are "pubescent," which means that they look and feel smooth but hairy -- a little like bumfluff.

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