What does grownup mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adult, grownup(adj)

    a fully developed person from maturity onward

  2. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup(adj)

    (of animals) fully developed

    "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"


  1. grownup(Noun)

    An adult.

  2. grownup(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.

  3. grownup(Adjective)

    Adult; fully developed; mature.

How to pronounce grownup?

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How to say grownup in sign language?

  1. grownup


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grownup in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grownup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of grownup in a Sentence

  1. Paxton Blair:

    A grownup is a child with layers on.

  2. Mary Carskadon:

    All those things, show me a grownup who is able to do that, it's putting a big burden on teens without much support to help them implement those changes.

  3. Tom Rath:

    The argument is you need a responsible grownup, but a large part of the world doesn't want a responsible grownup, i don't think it's enough to say I know all the stuff he doesn't or he's rash, because right now people aren't filtering that through.

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