grown-up

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Synonyms for grown-up

adult

mature

Synonyms

Synonyms for grown-up

having reached full growth and development

References in classic literature ?
The grown-ups didn't mind it; but neither did they mind taking pills and castor oil.
Sometimes I feel as if being grown-up just frightened me -- and then I would give anything to be a little girl again.
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THE Haribo advert where grown-ups play the part of children with their sweets - is it grown-ups doing the voices or real children?
Lime juice can sting, so grown-ups may want to squeeze them for younger children.
Lime juice can sting so grown-ups may want to squeeze them for younger children.
You see, this adventure park won't let on-theirown grown-ups in, unless they have a child on their arm.
It's hard to tell whether this a comedy for kids that appeals to grown-ups or vice versa.
I was then told "grown-ups shouldn't be called grown-ups any more".
JK ROWLING - WRITING FOR GROWN-UPS: A CULTURE SHOW SPECIAL BBC2, 10pm Unofficially, JK Rowling has been writing for grown-ups for years - her Harry Potter novels were so popular among adult readers, they were even made available with moody, black-and-white covers, ideal for people who were ashamed to be seen reading a children's book on public transport.
JK Rowling - Writing for Grown-Ups: A Culture Show Special (BBC Two, Wednesday, 10pm) | UNOFFICIALLY, JK Rowling has been writing for grown-ups for years - her Harry Potter novels were so popular among adult readers, they were even made available with moody, black-and-white covers, ideal for people who were ashamed to be seen reading a children's book on public transport.
TV gardening guru Alan Titchmarsh is calling on all schools to "get their grown-ups growing" as part of a nationwide event organised by the Royal Horticultural Society to be held across October.
Most importantly I learned I hate grown-ups and I love children," the Sun quoted her as saying.
Better education and modern communications mean that the public expect to be treated like grown-ups, with ready access to what is going on.
IT'S Valentine's Day on Thursday, the day when grown-ups get all lovey-dovey.