Origin of grownup
Examples from the Web for grownups
Dog Day Afternoon was on TV: an Al Pacino movie for grownups, but Dad let me watch it with him anyway.
They had that air of grownups trying to make things seem normal in front of the kids.The Cost: What Stop and Frisk Does to a Young Man’s Soul|Rilla Askew|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Grownups, it turns out, have just as much to gain from disappearing texts as teenagers.Confide Is the Best Way to Keep Your Dastardly Deeds Hidden—For Now|Daniel Gross|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Grownups can still be killed by anybody in Texas, miles and miles from a hospital.
On vacation, most kids and grownups want time at the ends of the day to check devices.
The children trailed after the grownups, making their own observations of affairs.Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Mr. Zur used to talk to children as though they were grownups, and this contributed a lot to his popularity.Green Spring Farm|Ross Netherton
The Lyceum was, the feature of strongest interest to the grownups.A Backward Glance at Eighty|Charles A. Murdock
Had she not been punished and now were not all the grownups sorry for her and petting her?The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp|Nell Speed
We grownups and the children are very much alike in that respect.ABC of Gardening|Eben Eugene Rexford