Definition of Juvenal

1. Noun. Roman satirist who denounced the vice and folly of Roman society during the reign of the emperor Domitian (60-140).

Exact synonyms: Decimus Junius Juvenalis
Generic synonyms: Ironist, Ridiculer, Satirist



Definition of Juvenal

1. n. A youth.

Definition of Juvenal

1. Adjective. Of a young bird, that has its first flying plumage. ¹

2. Noun. A juvenal bird. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A juvenile. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Juvenal

1. a young bird's plumage [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juvenal

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jut out
jute
jute netting
jutelike
jutes
juts
jutted
juttied
jutties
jutting
juttingly
jutty
juttying
juve
juvenal (current term)
juvenalia
juvenals
juvenescence
juvenescences
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juvenile-delinquent
juvenile-onset diabetes
juvenile absence epilepsy
juvenile amaurotic idiocy
juvenile angiofibroma
juvenile arrhythmia
juvenile body
juvenile carcinoma

Literary usage of Juvenal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"written sharper satires than either Horace or juvenal, it' he would have employ'd his talent that way. I will produce a verse and half of his, ..."

2. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"The Satyres of juvenal and Persius, translated by John Dryden and other Hands. ... The Satires of juvenal, in Latin and English, with Notes by John Stirling ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The lines already quoted from satire iii. imply that during his early career as a satirist juvenal maintained his connexion with ..."

4. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1890)
"Tbe Satires of juvenal, in Latin and English, with Notes by John Stirling. ... The Satires of juvenal translated, with (the Latin Text, also) explanatory ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"It was juvenal of Jerusalem (420—458) who at last succeeded in changing the ... juvenal had no sort of right to set up a new diocese nor to ordain a ..."

6. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1888)
"LIFE AND POEMS OF juvenal. IT is sometimes necessary to distinguish between the position which an ... The literary reputation of juvenal is a case in point. ..."

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