adultish

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EtymologyEdit

From adult +‎ -ish.

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  • Hyphenation: adult‧ish

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adultish (comparative more adultish, superlative most adultish)

  1. Of or suitable for an adult.
  2. Behaving like an adult, especially by a child.
    • 2003, John Faunce, Lucrezia Borgia, →ISBN:
      Her first adultish memory is of a piercing desire, a hunger for her mother, father, and brother that is tinged with fear.

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