Definition of adult


  • (of animals) fully developed; "an adult animal", "a grown woman". Synonyms: big, full-grown, fully grown, grown, grownup.
  • designed to arouse lust; "pornographic films and magazines", "adult movies". Synonyms: pornographic.


  • a fully developed person from maturity onward. Synonyms: grownup. Antonyms: juvenile.
  • any mature animal.

Related words

brachycephalic, caregiver, case, catch, centrist, character, conservative, conservativist, disarmer, dolichocephalic, eccentric, elder, homebody, host, liberal, liberalist, man, match, militarist, moderate, moderationist, oldster, pacificist, pacifist, patrician, personage, pledgee, pledger, professional, progressive, senior, sobersides, sophisticate, stoic, thoroughbred, type, warmonger, woman.

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Rhymes with adult

consult, cult, exult, insult, occult, result, result.

Start with adult

adulterants, adulteress, adulterations, adultress, adulteresses, adultness, adultnesses, adulterated, adultresses, adulterously, adulterant, adulterators, adults, adulterous, adultery, adulterator, adulthoods, adulterate, adulterates, adulteries, adulthood, adulteration, adultlike, adulterating, adulterers, adulterer, adulterine, adultly.

End with adult

subadult, nonadult, preadult, unadult.

More information about adult

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • adult is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 6 points
  • adult is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 6 points
  • adult is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 8 points
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