HyperDic: adult

English > 4 senses of the word adult:
NOUNperson adult, grownupa fully developed person from maturity onward
animaladultany mature animal
ADJECTIVEalladult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup(of animals) fully developed
alladult, pornographicdesigned to arouse lust
adult > pronunciation
Soundsae'dahlt; ahdah'lt
Rhymescatapult ... tumult: 10 rhymes with ahlt...
English > adult: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of animals) fully developed.
Example"an adult animal"
Synonymsbig, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
BroadermatureHaving reached full natural growth or development
Spanishadulto
Catalanadult
Nounsadultany mature animal
adulta fully developed person from maturity onward
English > adult: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdesigned to arouse lust.
Example "adult movies"
Synonympornographic
Broadersexymarked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest
Spanishpornográfica, pornográfico
Catalanpornogràfic
English > adult: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA fully developed person from maturity onward.
Synonymgrownup
Partsadult bodyThe body of an adult human being
NarrowerJack of all tradesA person able to do a variety of different jobs acceptably well
brachycephalicAn adult with a short broad head
caregiverA person who is responsible for attending to the needs of a child or dependent adult
catch, matchA person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
centrist, middle of the roader, moderate, moderationistA person who takes a position in the political center
character, eccentric, type, caseA person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
conservative, conservativistA person who is reluctant to accept changes and new ideas
dolichocephalicAn adult with a long narrow head
elder, seniorA person who is older than you are
ex-spouseA person who was formerly a spouse
fascistAn adherent of fascism or other right-wing authoritarian views
hostA person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home / home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
important person, influential person, personageA person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events
liberal, liberalist, progressiveA person who favors / favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
liberalA person who favors / favors an economic theory of laissez-faire and self-regulating markets
man, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
militarist, warmongerA person who advocates war or warlike policies
oldster, old person, senior citizen, golden agerAn elderly person
pacifist, pacificist, disarmersomeone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
patricianA person of refined upbringing and manners
pledgeesomeone to whom a pledge is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a pledge
pledgersomeone who makes or gives a pledge
professional, professional personA person engaged in one of the learned professions
sobersidesA serious and sedate individual
sophisticate, man of the worldA worldly-wise person
stay-at-home, homebodyA person who seldom goes anywhere
stoic, unemotional personsomeone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
thoroughbredA well-bred person
woman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositejuvenile, juvenile personA young person, not fully developed
Spanishadulta, adulto, mayor, persona mayor
Catalanadulta, adult, persona gran
Adjectivesadult(of animals) fully developed
Nounsadulthoodthe state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
adulthoodthe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
English > adult: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny mature animal.
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishadulta, adulto
Catalanadulta, adult
Adjectivesadult(of animals) fully developed
Nounsadulthoodthe state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
adulthoodthe period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed

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