unadult

adjective

un·​adult ˌən-ə-ˈdəlt How to pronounce unadult (audio)
-ˈa-ˌdəlt
: not adult : not characteristic of or befitting an adult
unadult behavior
There is something profoundly unadult in all Bogdanovich's descriptions of women. Lynn Barber

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unadult was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Unadult.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unadult. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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