adult

noun

adjective

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's adult emoji Apple does not support adult emoji Twemoji's adult emoji Facebook's adult emoji Messenger does not support adult emoji Google's adult emoji

Origin

Mid 16th century: from Latin adultus, past participle of adolescere ‘grow to maturity’ (see adolescent).

Pronunciation

  • adult /ˈadʌlt/
  • adult /əˈdʌlt/