preadult

adjective
pre·​adult | \ˌprē-ə-ˈdəlt, -ˈa-ˌdəlt\

Definition of preadult 

: preceding adulthood preadult years/experiences : not yet having reached adulthood or the adult stage of development preadult students preadult larvae

Other Words from preadult

preadult or pre-adult noun plural preadults or pre-adults
… referring to adults behaving and living as if they are preadults. — David Pitt
preadulthood \ ˌprē-​ə-​ˈdəlt-​ˌhu̇d \ or pre-adulthood noun

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1899, in the meaning defined above

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preadult

adjective
pre·​adult | \-ə-ˈdəlt, -ˈad-ˌəlt \

Medical Definition of preadult 

: occurring or existing prior to adulthood

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