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Definition 1: a fully developed person from maturity onward - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for grownup in the sense of this definition

(grownup is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of grownup ) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who advocates war or warlike policies

(... is a kind of grownup ) an elderly person

(... is a kind of grownup ) someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person of refined upbringing and manners

(... is a kind of grownup ) someone to whom a pledge is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a pledge

(... is a kind of grownup ) someone who makes or gives a pledge

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person engaged in one of the learned professions

(... is a kind of grownup ) a serious and sedate individual

(... is a kind of grownup ) a worldly-wise person

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel

(... is a kind of grownup ) someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions

(... is a kind of grownup ) a well-bred person

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well

(... is a kind of grownup ) an adult with a short broad head

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who takes a position in the political center

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

"a real character" "a strange character" "a friendly eccentric" "the capable type" "a mental case"

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas

(... is a kind of grownup ) an adult with a long narrow head

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who is older than you are

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who was formerly a spouse

(... is a kind of grownup ) an adherent of fascism or other authoritarian views

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there

(... is a kind of grownup ) a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events

(... is a kind of grownup ) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

(grownup is a part of ...) the body of an adult human being

Definition 2: (of animals) fully developed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where grownup or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an adult animal
  • a grown woman

Synonyms for grownup in the sense of this definition

(grownup is similar to ...) having reached full natural growth or development

"a mature cell"

(grownup belongs to category ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

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