Dictionary

subadult

subadult

noun sub·adult \ˌsəb-ə-ˈdəlt; ˌsəb-ˈa-ˌdəlt\

Definition of SUBADULT

:  an individual that has passed through the juvenile period but not yet attained typical adult characteristics
subadult adjective

First Known Use of SUBADULT

1903

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: subaerialPrevious Word in the Dictionary: subacute sclerosing panencephalitisAll Words Near: subadult
March 03, 2015
thanatology Hear it
The study of death and grieving
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears