adult adult  /ə ˈdəlt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a fully developed person from maturity onward
  2. (n) any mature animal
  3. (adj) (of animals) fully developed
  4. (adj) designed to arouse lust

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But most such detention centers are nearly as noxious as adult prisons.
  2. By showing that adult brains can grow new nerve cells he stood neurobiological dogma on its head.
  3. Real movies are using adult-film stars, while adult films market themselves like real movies.

News

  1. Adult business entertainment committee to meet Monday

    MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Planning Commission's Adult Business Entertainment Committee will meet to discuss proposed amendments to Article 14.09(a) of the Joint Zoning Ordinance in the Michigan City Planning Department's conference room on the east side of City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Blvd., at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  2. Adult Beginning Tennis-MV

    This adult course is offered at Montevalle park. For more information please call (619) 691-5269.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Adult Intermediate Tennis-MV

    This adult course is offered at Montevalle park. For more information please call (619) 691-5269.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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Quotes

  1. Unlike many of his listeners, he gave Michelle Obama a pass for saying at a 2008 campaign rally: "For the first time in my adult lifetime, I am really proud of my country."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Michelle Obama Source: NewsBusters (blog)

  2. "Yes, we have our differences right now and yes, we're going to go our separate ways," O'Brien said of NBC, his employer of 17 years. "But this company has been my home for most of my adult life. I am enormously proud of the work we have done...
    on Jan 22, 2010 By: Conan O Brien Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "Our relationship is very good," Henin said. "We can feel we grew up a lot, both of us. Kim, of course, having a baby, and the distance I took also for two years. We are more adult now and we have a lot of respect. We both want to win, but...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Justine Henin Source: The Guardian

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