What does the word adult mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Fullgrown.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • One who has attained maturity.

Usage examples for adult

  1. " Now there lived only one male descendant of that family, a not yet adult grandchild of Duke Pitza- for Alaric, the brother of the Dukes Thulun and Ibba, had not been heard of for years. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  2. She had many thoughts in her little head that her adult friends did not suspect. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  3. A publisher's note on page five hundred and seventy- three assures us that the author is now at work on Volume Two, dealing with the hero's adult life. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber