from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. comparative form of mature: more mature
  • n. One who brings to maturity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who brings to maturity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who, or that which, matures; whatever serves to ripen or bring to maturity; something added, as to ale, to ripen or mature it: as “sorrow is a great maturer of judgment,”


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  • Do you not recall his maturer devotion to the noble lady of the trident, his cousin?

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  • Your maturer eyes see this ideal impossible and narrow.

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  • As a maturer (and therefore wiser) sales assistant on the designer floor at Selfridges recently noted: It's amazing how many women come in here hell-bent on buying black.

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  • The wild-dog was maturer than Jerry, larger-bodied, and wiser in wickedness; but Jerry was blue-blooded, right-selected, and valiant.


  • I was at Berkeley at the time, a cocksure junior; and she, far maturer as a freshman, was at Stanford, carrying more culture with her into her university than is given the average student to carry out.

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  • They are for a little maturer audience because theyare romance novels, but they are definitely worth the read.

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  • A much maturer tale is "Sakaicho, Hona Asi and Hakadaki" (Aegis, 19 April 1895), one of the three stories set in Japan London wrote in these apprenticeship years.

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  • If “on better information and maturer deliberation” they decided the Constitution was “a bad and improper form of government,” they had a right to call “another body to consult upon other measures and either in the whole, or in part, to abrogate this federal work so ratified.”


  • It looks loke a maturer Jim Carey comedy with thought out dialouge rather than improvisation till you get that outrageousness that he's really known for.

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  • Men at Arms is Discworld aimed at a slightly maturer level than arguably any of the previous books bar Small Gods.

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