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Synonyms for adultəˈdʌlt, ˈæd ʌlt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adult, grownup(noun)

    a fully developed person from maturity onward

    grownup, adult

    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  2. adult(adj)

    any mature animal


    juvenile person, juvenile, unsexy, immature

  3. adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup(adj)

    (of animals) fully developed

    "an adult animal"; "a grown woman"

    bountiful, magnanimous, full-grown, prominent, big, vainglorious, cock-a-hoop, braggy, heavy(p), giving, grownup, grown, large(p), enceinte, bounteous, liberal, self-aggrandizing, swelled, handsome, fully grown, braggart(a), with child(p), bighearted, expectant, heavy(a), great(p), large, bragging(a), bad, freehanded, pornographic, big(a), self-aggrandising, boastful, openhanded, adult, gravid, big(p), crowing

    juvenile person, juvenile, immature, unsexy

  4. pornographic, adult(adj)

    designed to arouse lust

    "pornographic films and magazines"; "adult movies"

    grownup, adult, pornographic, fully grown, grown, full-grown, big

    juvenile, juvenile person, unsexy, immature


  1. adult(adjective)

    Of a human or animal, fully grown.

    grown up, big, fully grown

  2. adult(adjective)

    X-rated, XXXX, obscene, dirty, blue, XXX, pornographic, lewd

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adult(a.)

    mature, grown up, full grown, of age, of mature age

  2. adult(n.)

    person of mature age, grown up person

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

adults, grown-up, adulthood, grownup, mature, adultes, grown

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