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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROWNUP

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

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

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.

RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS 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.