- 1Adult: Joe is married with two grown-up daughtersMore example sentences
- The father of two grown-up daughters was driving to work at the Co-op Dairy in Norton, South Yorkshire, from his home in Birdwell, Barnsley, when he was attacked.
- I have a grown-up daughter from my first marriage.
- Now Jane is a happy 47-year-old living in Swindon, enjoying family life with her son, who lives with her, and her grown-up daughter.
- 1.1Suitable for or characteristic of an adult: it seems a grown-up thing to doMore example sentences
- If the loch is a magnet for children, he says, it is also suitable for more grown-up pursuits, potentially appealing to those with an interest in conservation.
- Some things that children would never think of however - like lighting - are indispensable factors at a grown-up party.
- And I thought it was going to be a very grown-up dinner party, so I didn't worry about going back to find my light.
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- An adult (especially a child’s word): I don’t like it when grown-ups get all seriousMore example sentences
adult, (grown) woman, (grown) man, mature woman, mature man
- In a festival where easy laughs are mostly the order of the day, this is a serious piece of work that separates the grown-ups from the kids.
- When we were kids, adults always said that sex and sexuality was for grown-ups.
- I assume that my readers are grown-ups who can make up their own minds.