adult: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-dult', ad'ult), [key]
— adj.
  1. having attained full size and strength; grown up; mature: an adult person, animal, or plant.
  2. of, pertaining to, or befitting adults.
  3. intended for adults; not suitable for children: adult entertainment.
  1. a person who is fully grown or developed or of age.
  2. a full-grown animal or plant.
  3. a person who has attained the age of maturity as specified by law.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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