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English adjective: adult

1. adult (of animals) fully developed


SamplesAn adult animal.
A grown woman.


Synonymsbig, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup


Similarmature


Domain categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna


Antonymsimmature

2. adult designed to arouse lust


SamplesPornographic films and magazines.
Adult movies.


Synonymspornographic


Similarsexy


Antonymsunsexy


English noun: adult

1. adult (person) a fully developed person from maturity onward


Synonymsgrownup


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)adult female, adult male, brachycephalic, caregiver, case, catch, centrist, character, conservative, conservativist, disarmer, dolichocephalic, eccentric, elder, ex-spouse, golden ager, homebody, host, important person, influential person, Jack of all trades, liberal, liberal, liberalist, man, man of the world, match, middle of the roader, militarist, moderate, moderationist, old person, oldster, pacificist, pacifist, patrician, personage, pledgee, pledger, professional, professional person, progressive, senior, senior citizen, sobersides, sophisticate, stay-at-home, stoic, thoroughbred, type, unemotional person, warmonger, woman


Part holonymadult body


Antonymsjuvenile, juvenile person

2. adult (animal) any mature animal


Broader (hypernym)animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna









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