English version

pubescent in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpubescentpu‧bes‧cent /pjuːˈbesənt/ adjective [usually before noun]  HBHa pubescent boy or girl is going through puberty
Examples from the Corpus
pubescentThe less pubescent diner can cast a detached eye on this ritual from six Formica-topped tables inside the tiny deli-restaurant.Like pubescent first-timer thirteen-year-olds, they are to be avoided if you want more from life than cheap betrayals.Her voice had the pubescent innocence of a junior high school majorette.But insiders say the clean-up is really aimed at booting scores of barely pubescent, panhandling road-warrior wannabes from the Avenue.I had seen this stuff sticking out of the sides of sand-dunes, sparse as pubescent whiskers.