Definition of kidult in English:

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kidult

Pronunciation: /kiˈdəlt/ /ˈkidˌəlt/

noun

informal
An adult with childish tastes.
Example sentences
  • No, the awful truth is that we have become a nation of kidults: adults who think, and behave, like children.
  • Yes, kidults, because while I don't doubt that these books have their appropriately aged readers, the fact is that what's made them such a publishing sensation are their garnering of much older fans as well.
  • But this movie collapses the distinction, suggesting that all thirtysomething women pine to be tweenie kidults.

Origin

Blend of kid and adult.

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Syllabification: kid·ult

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