Variant of adult
- grown up; mature in age, size, strength, etc.
- of or for adult persons: an adult novel
- containing or providing pornography: adult movies
Origin of adultClassical Latin adultus, past participle of adolescere: see adolescent
- a man or woman who is fully grown up; mature person
- an animal or plant that is fully developed
- a person who has reached the age of majority, now generally 18 years