postadolescent

adjective post·ad·o·les·cent \ ˌpōst-ˈˌa-də-ˈle-sᵊnt \

Definition of postadolescent

: of, relating to, or occurring in the period following adolescence and preceding adulthood : being or occurring in postadolescence
  • As long as there have been agreeable parents and disposable income, the postadolescent adventure has been a rite of passage in the West.
  • —Lesley Downer
  • postadolescent acne
  • postadolescent males

postadolescent

noun, plural postadolescents
    • … the mischievous postadolescent who brazenly leaped into our living rooms in 1948 …
    • —Ken Gross

First Known Use of postadolescent

1908

in the meaning defined above

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postadolescent

adjective post·ad·o·les·cent \ -ᵊnt \

medical Definition of postadolescent

: of, relating to, occurring in, or being in postadolescence

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postadolescent

noun

medical Definition of postadolescent

: a postadolescent individual

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