Definitions

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  • adverb In an adult manner, not childishly.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Over the weekend comic con attendees caught a glimpse of the second and probably last feature length trailer for the movie which adds more action and feels more adultly dramatic than anything we have seen previous.

    PRINCE CASPIAN second trailer | Obsessed With Film

  • So, as I mumbled very adultly under my breath, “They started it,” I tossed the last Giggle-Doll back over the wall to its owners, who did not once come to my defense by admitting that they did, indeed, start it.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • There she sat — laughing — relaxed — engaged in a kind of banter he was old enough to label as adultly worldly.

    The Grass Crown

  • The beguiling scope of an infant's mind! adultly considered limited to toys and toes.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • The beguiling scope of an infant's mind! adultly considered limited to toys and toes.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • It could be that Second Life is so overtly and adultly sexual, but I don’t think that that’s it.

    Virtual Worlds as non-predatory spaces

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