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older adultUsed other than as an idiom: see older, adult.Rate it:

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older adultAn old person.Rate it:

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Damm-Itt!, Darn-Itt!, Gol-Darn-Itt!Adult Exclamations; 'Mouthed', 'Shouted'; 'Whispered', 'Repeated' in Anger, in Pain, In Frustration, In Aggravation:Rate it:

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grow upTo mature and become an adult.Rate it:

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age before beautyA phrase said to allow older people to go before younger ones.Rate it:

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boys and their toysUsed to evoke the idea that adult men sometimes dote excessively on machines, automobiles, and gadgets in a childish manner.Rate it:

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boys will be boysIt is hard, often fruitless, to attempt to curb the natural playfulness and tendency to mischief of most growing boys.1922, James Joyce, Ulysses Chapter 13But just then there was a slight altercation between Master Tommy and Master Jacky. Boys will be boys and our two twins were no exception to this golden rule.Even grown men usually remain somewhat boyish in heart"Boys will be boys", grinned grandpa while he joined his adult son playing with the fancy train-set he gave his grandson for Christmas while the kid was in school.Rate it:

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come of ageTo reach a specific age where one is legally considered to be an adult.Rate it:

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cry like a baby(of an adult or older child) To bawl unabashedly and pitifully.Rate it:

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dirty old manAn adult male - usually middle-aged or elderly - who acts in a lecherous or lewd manner.Rate it:

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dummy spitThe act of overreacting (as an adult) to a situation childishly, in an angry or frustrated manner.Rate it:

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grown upadultRate it:

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nice guyAn adult male who seeks sexual attraction and romantic intimacy, but only finds cordial friendship and platonic love.Rate it:

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old schoolCharacteristic of a style, outlook, or method employed in a former era, remembered either as inferior to the current style, or alternately, remembered nostalgically as superior or preferable to the new style, the older denoting something that would be considered out of date or out of fashion to some, but as such, is considered by others as cool and hip.Rate it:

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out of reachThe adult magazines were out of reach of toddlers.Rate it:

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Peter Pan syndromeThe supposed psychological phenomenon of immaturity among some men and women, who, like the fictional character, remain childish and fail to assume appropriate adult social roles and responsibilities.Rate it:

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porn star nameUsed other than as an idiom. the name taken by an adult film performer.Rate it:

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second childhoodA childlike state in any adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions.Rate it:

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sugar daddyReference to an older or elderly male adult seen in the company of a female much younger. The judgement of bystanders is; the female is mainly interested in the financial benefits to her lifestyle in this pairing:Rate it:

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top shelfBooks, magazines, or movies that have adult content, or soft-core porn.Rate it:

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toy boyA young male lover of an older woman or man.Rate it:

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