Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

One who has attained maturity.

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Usage examples "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)", Felix Dahn.
  2. She had many thoughts in her little head that her adult friends did not suspect. - "Carolyn of the Corners", 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", Edna Ferber.