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Synonyms for adult
əˈdʌlt, ˈæd ʌltadult

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Wiktionary4.0 / 1 vote

  1. adultadjective

    Of a human or animal, fully grown.

    grown up, big, fully grown

  2. adultadjective

    X-rated, XXXX, obscene, dirty, blue, XXX, pornographic, lewd

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. adult

    man, woman

    youth, stripling, boy, child, infant

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. adult, grownupnoun

    a fully developed person from maturity onward


    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  2. adultadjective

    any mature animal


    juvenile person, juvenile, unsexy, immature

  3. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownupadjective

    (of animals) fully developed

    "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"

    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), with child(p), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, pornographic, big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, gravid, big(p), crowing

    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  4. pornographic, adultadjective

    designed to arouse lust

    "pornographic films and magazines"; "adult movies"

    grownup, pornographic, fully grown, grown, full-grown, big

    juvenile, juvenile person, unsexy, immature

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. adultadjective

    mature, grown up, full grown, of age, of mature age

  2. adultnoun

    person of mature age, grown up person

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "adult":

    adults, grown-up, adulthood, grownup, mature, adultes, grown

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  1. Cobb Scott:

    There have been a couple of meta-analyses done in adult samples, but this is the first one to be done specifically in adolescent and young adult samples, we looked at everything from learning and memory to different aspects of executive functioning such as abstraction ability.

  2. Elissa Petruzzi:

    The big trend near this age group continues to be New Adult, with much more sexy, adult story lines.

  3. Black Hawk:

    If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well.

  4. Sir Laurence Olivier:

    Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult.

  5. Helen Keller:

    I have always thought it would be a blessing if each person could be blind and deaf for a few days during his early adult life. Darkness would make him appreciate sight silence would teach him the joys of sound.

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