from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An adult.
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.
- adj. Adult; fully developed; mature.
- n. An adult.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. fully developed; adult; mature; -- of people and animals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a fully developed person from maturity onward
- adj. (of animals) fully developed
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John Edwards today said that after watching his rivals slug it out last night, he's proud to represent what he's calling the grownup wing of the Democratic Party.
He has to work with a grownup, which is Nancy Pelosi.
We're missing the so-called grownup, the adult in the Democratic Party, so expect these two to go at each other tonight -- Kitty.
That means that the so-called grownup in the race is gone.
Once we got to the "grownup" section, I was disheartened to find this the only evidence that Charlie had been there:
* He was on a panel and did some book-signing that I wanted to catch, but by the time I got over to the "grownup" section he was long lone.
I ran into her recently and she was very surprised that this 'grownup' outing remained so strong in my memories, ending at what was it?
Many are postponing things like marriage, family, buying a house and finding a so-called 'grownup' job.
Over the course of 2009 I have read a wide range of book, from children's books to what one could say is "grownup" fantasy series.
Can't wait to see/read more about that 'grownup' book you're working on!!!