coming–of–age

noun com·ing–of–age

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 com·ing–of–age

Definition of coming–of–age for English Language Learners

  • : the time when a person becomes an adult

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