Synonyms of adolescent in English:

adolescent


See definition of adolescent

noun

1‘an awkward adolescent beset with self-doubt’

SYNONYMS
teenager, youngster, young person, young adult, young man, young woman, young lady, young one, youth, juvenile, minor
schoolboy, schoolgirl, boy, girl, lad, lass, stripling, fledgling, whippersnapper
Scottish, Northern English bairn
informal teen, teenybopper, kid, young 'un, shaver
archaic hobbledehoy
ANTONYMS

adult, infant


adjective

1‘adolescent boys are more likely to join gangs’

SYNONYMS
teenage, teenaged, pubescent, youthful, young, juvenile
informal teen
ANTONYMS

adult

2‘his colleagues have to cope with his adolescent mood swings’

SYNONYMS
immature, childish, babyish, infantile, juvenile, puerile, jejune, inane, silly, fatuous
undeveloped, unsophisticated, inexperienced, callow
ANTONYMS

mature