QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of grownup
Words nearby grownup
Definition for grownup (2 of 2)
Origin of grown-up
OTHER WORDS FROM grown-upgrown-upness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for grownup
For years, the classy, grownup A Beautiful Mind–type movies have generally flowed into theaters beginning in early fall.The Vibe Will Be Different at This Year’s Oscars—and That’s a Good Thing|Stephanie Zacharek|April 21, 2021|Time
Robinhood’s awkward adolescence hasn’t kept it from raising very grownup sums.Robinhood’s next adventure: Stealing market share from the rich|Jeff|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Here are some tips for grownups and young people alike for how to talk with someone about misinformation and make sure the information you’re getting and sharing is true.How to talk to kids and teens about misinformation|Bobbie Johnson|November 2, 2020|MIT Technology Review
I was happy Dad had let me be a grownup with him for a little while.
Star Trek always seemed like a slightly more grownup, intellectual, and philosophical version of the genre.Simon Pegg on His First ‘Star Trek’ Memories, Playing Scotty, and More|Simon Pegg|May 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If you think it is wrong, then act like a grownup and wait until you can buy it legally.Why Are Cable Companies Forcing People to Turn to Piracy?|Megan McArdle|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And with a fine dose of ribbon embroidery and a bit of sparkle, grunge was dressed up enough for a grownup.
They were not ostentatious as much as they were happy—in a grownup, made-peace-with-it-all way.
Lucy Jane Bull and her sisters were quite old enough to understand a good deal of grownup conversation when they overheard it.In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II|Various
Onward and still onward to a glorious end, left entirely to myself and entrusted with an important task like a grownup person!The Bride of the Nile, Complete|Georg Ebers
Now, you and I, grownup, walk along the sidewalks of San Francisco and all we see under our calloused old feet is a sidewalk.Vignettes Of San Francisco|Almira Bailey
Rosa Stevenson's grownup sister is going away next month to be a missionary!A Missionary Twig|Emma L. Burnett
She was a grownup during the Civil War when she was commandered by Union soldiers invading the country and employed as a cook.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration