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grown–up

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adjective \ˈgrōn-ˌəp\

Definition of grown–up

  1. 1 :  not childish or immature :  adult

  2. 2 :  of, for, or characteristic of adults insisted on wearing grown–up clothes

First Known Use of grown–up

1633


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grown–up

noun

Definition of grown–up

  1. :  adult

First Known Use of grown–up

1813


GROWN–UP Defined for English Language Learners

grown-up

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adjective

Definition of grown–up for English Language Learners

  • : no longer young : fully grown

  • : suitable for adults

  • : like an adult

grown-up

noun

Definition of grown–up for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is fully grown


GROWN–UP Defined for Kids

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grown–up

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adjective \ˈgrōn-ˌəp\

Definition of grown–up for Students

  1. :  1adult


2

grown–up

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noun

Definition of grown–up for Students

  1. :  an adult person


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