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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROWNUP

This was too big a thing, and too private, to tell a grownup.

The grownup straightened away from the fence, preparing to walk off.

His mother, his sister Margaret, and their grownup friends had finished their tea and were approaching from the house.

Onward and still onward to a glorious end, left entirely to myself and entrusted with an important task like a grownup person!

He remembered Blanche Seymour as a passionate dancer still when he began to go to grownup parties.

Lucy Jane Bull and her sisters were quite old enough to understand a good deal of grownup conversation when they overheard it.

If I had been a grownup man, and she a young lady, she couldn't have tossed her head or giggled more.

She is really shorter than I am, but at such moments she looks just like a grownup lady.

She drank down these tales of hike and jungle and firing-line like a seminary girl listening to her first grownup caller.

As a wife without children woman is a slave, but as a mother with grownup sons she is a monarch.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GROWNUP

adult

nouna mature, fully grown person

adults

nouna mature, fully grown person
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.