coming–of–age

noun

Definition of coming–of–age

  1. :  the attainment of prominence, respectability, recognition, or maturity

1729

First Known Use of coming–of–age

1729


COMING–OF–AGE Defined for English Language Learners

coming–of–age

noun

Definition of coming–of–age for English Language Learners

  • : the time when a person becomes an adult

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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