grownup

[grohn-uhp]
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noun

a mature, fully grown person; adult.

Nearby words

  1. growl,
  2. growler,
  3. growly,
  4. grown,
  5. grown-up,
  6. growse,
  7. growth,
  8. growth cone,
  9. growth curve,
  10. growth factor

Origin of grownup

First recorded in 1805–15; noun use of verb phrase grow up

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