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Grownup   /grˈoʊnˌəp/   Listen

(of animals) fully developed.  Synonyms: adult, big, full-grown, fully grown, grown.  "A grown woman"

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"Grownup" Quotes from Famous Books

... the fate of the kingdom and of some millions of people!" interrupted Menes, jeeringly. "O ye grownup children in the miters and chains of office. Because ye are free to draw water from the Nile it seems to you that ye may stop the rise or the fall of the river. Not otherwise, surely, thinks the sheep, which following the herd imagines that ...
— The Pharaoh and the Priest - An Historical Novel of Ancient Egypt • Boleslaw Prus

... young man walks, swinging his thin tanned arms, his long legs making near-grownup strides over the sun-seared grass; the sky blue and bright behind him, the song of cicada rising and falling in ...
— Star Mother • Robert F. Young

... be children's words and grownup words,—that's what I think," said Sue, decisively; "but what ...
— Homespun Tales • Kate Douglas Wiggin

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