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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

... tenant would let him occupy his old quarters. Harvey grasped at the offer. His landlord was a man named Buncombe, a truss manufacturer, who had two children, and seemingly no wife. The topmost storey Buncombe assigned to relatives of his own—a middle-aged woman, Mrs. Handover, with a sickly grownup son, who took some part in the truss business. For a few weeks Rolfe was waited upon by a charwoman, whom he paid extravagantly for a maximum of dirt and discomfort; then the unsatisfactory person fell ill, and, whilst cursing his difficulties, Harvey was surprised ...
— The Whirlpool • George Gissing

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