[ UK /ˈædʌlt/ ]
[ US /ˈædəɫt, əˈdəɫt/ ]
  1. designed to arouse lust
    adult movies
    pornographic films and magazines
  2. (of animals) fully developed
    a grown woman
    an adult animal
  1. a fully developed person from maturity onward
  2. any mature animal
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How To Use adult In A Sentence

  • There is much debate on the issue of "therapists" implanting false memories of sexual abuse in adults.
  • Not sure if it's something that adults will really like since it's kind of angsty and makes a lot of pop culture references. Peter Sollett to Direct Marvel’s Runaways? | /Film
  • · “Adult family member” is defined as “a person over 21 years of age who is the parent, grandparent, step-parent living in the household, or legal guardian” of the pregnant teen. Archive 2009-07-01
  • Adults who opposed Mussolini were dealt with harshly.
  • The prevalence of hypovitaminosis D among US adults: data from the NHANES III. Undefined
  • If the children's parents don't choose to be adults, then the OP's friend is going to have to be an adult.
  • However, even during adulthood we are constantly learning the faces of new individuals, both personal acquaintances and media figures.
  • Egg-laying adults are especially active during bloom, a time period when insecticides should not be applied.
  • Not lords nor proletariats nor bishops nor husbands nor co-respondents nor virgins nor adultresses nor uncles nor noses. Touch and Go
  • Mansur Rajih had been politically active for most of his adult life.
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