Both sides behaved themselves almost as grownups, when it would have been easier to descend into a school yard rumpus.
In a rapidly aging America, the Republicans can only gain by positioning themselves unequivocally as the party of grownups.
Finally, at West Point, Mr. Obama talked to Americans as grownups.
Just to add to that: there are grownups out there who could unite the party too- Kyl of Arizona for example.
Dog Day Afternoon was on TV: an Al Pacino movie for grownups, but Dad let me watch it with him anyway.
The Lyceum was, the feature of strongest interest to the grownups.
I am to help the children, yes, and the grownups, of a small city—to enjoy life.
There may be no more than innocent imitation of grownups, as the following case shows.
We grownups and the children are very much alike in that respect.
On the lawns were putting and bowling contests for grownups.