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  • n  a fully developed person from maturity onward
  • s  (of animals) fully developed

  • Bad buzz has recently hit the summer's big grownup drama, Steven Spielberg's The Terminal, and the big grownup comedy, The Stepford Wives.
  • She did her first big Hollywood movie, Frank Capra's "Ladies of Leisure," when she was 22; yet she already acted like a grownup, and showed how to merge energy and maturity.
  • We clutched a grownup's hand in the darkened theater.

  • Reese Witherspoon in The Gossip Girls (blog)
    Reese told press, "I think the most important thing is to be a grownup, and not let any kind of feelings affect how you deal with your children. I'm very lucky in that we raise our kids to just be happy. I think the most important thing is the...
  • Richard Gere in PopMatters
    Irving wasn't malevolent - his personal demons were what was involved. He's really not a grownup,says Gere of the still-living author. "He'sa Peter Pan personality, which allowed him the ability to not see the impossibility of it all. Of...
  • John Edwards in News 14 Carolina
    You know between all the allegations of Hillary [Clinton] serving on the Wal-Mart board and Senator [Barack] Obama working for a slum lord, I was proud to represent the grownup wing of the Democratic party last night,said Edwards.

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