Definition of adult children in English:

adult children

Syllabification: a·dult chil·dren

noun

Adults considered in relation to childhood trauma associated with parents: adult children of divorce
More example sentences
  • Robinson, a divorced father of two adult children who has lived with his male partner for 13 years.
  • I have two adult children who were ‘checked’ when they got out of hand as youngsters and had an occasional slap to reinforce it.
  • Do any other adult children with same-sex parents feel the same way?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day erroneous
Pronunciation: ɪˈrəʊnɪəs
adjective
wrong; incorrect