adj full grown, fully developed, fully grown, grown-up, mature, of age, ripe
n grown or grown-up person (man or woman), grown-up, person of mature age
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adult ( adults plural )
1 n-count An adult is a mature, fully developed person. An adult has reached the age when they are legally responsible for their actions., (Antonym: minor)
Becoming a father signified that he was now an adult..., Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
2 n-count An adult is a fully developed animal.
oft N n (Antonym: juvenile)
...a pair of adult birds.
3 adj Adult means relating to the time when you are an adult, or typical of adult people.
I've lived most of my adult life in London.
4 adj If you say that someone is adult about something, you think that they act in a mature, intelligent way, especially when faced with a difficult situation.
v-link ADJ (approval)
We were very adult about it. We discussed it rationally over a drink.
5 adj You can describe things such as films or books as adult when they deal with sex in a very clear and open way. ...an adult movie.
Adult education is education for adults in a variety of subjects, most of which are practical, not academic. Classes are often held in the evenings. n-uncount
Most adult education centres offer computing courses.
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