- works, especially writings, produced in one’s youth: His juvenilia were more successful than his mature writings.
- literary or artistic productions suitable or designed for the young: publishers of juvenilia.
- works of art, literature, or music produced in youth or adolescence, before the artist, author, or composer has formed a mature style
“works of a person’s youth,” 1620s, from Latin iuvenilia, neuter plural of iuvenilis (see juvenile).
Works produced in childhood or youth, particularly written or artistic works.