Grown-up meaning

grōnŭp
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The definition of grown-up is someone or something that is mature or intended for an adult.

An example of something that would be described as grown up is an R rated movie.

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Having or showing maturity in outlook, attitude, or appearance.

A grown-up attitude toward work.

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That is an adult.
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An adult.
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Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.
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Adult; fully developed; mature.
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An adult.
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Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.
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Having a mature outlook.
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Past participle of grow up.
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Of, characteristic of, or intended for adults.

A grown-up discussion.

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Of, for, or like an adult.
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