adult life

Definition of adult life

  1. :  the period from the time one became an adult I've worked here all of my adult life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  fully developed and mature :  grown-up

    :  of, relating to, intended for, or befitting adults

    :  dealing in or with explicitly sexual material

  1. :  one that is adult

    :  a human being after an age (such as 21) specified by law

  1. :  the quality that distinguishes a vital and functional being from a dead body

    :  a principle or force that is considered to underlie the distinctive quality of animate beings

    :  an organismic state characterized by capacity for metabolism (see metabolism 1), growth, reaction to stimuli, and reproduction

  1. :  of or relating to animate being

    :  lifelong

    :  using a living model

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a trip made at another's expense

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