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adultescent

[ad-uhl-tes-uh nt, uh-duhl‐] /ˌæd ʌlˈtɛs ənt, əˌdʌl‐/
noun
1.
a young adult or middle-aged person who has interests, traits, etc., that are usually associated with teenagers.
Also called adultolescent, kidult.
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British Dictionary definitions for adultescent

adultescent

/ˌædəlˈtɛsənt/
noun
1.
an adult who is still actively interested in youth culture
adjective
2.
aimed at or suitable for adultescents
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Contemporary definitions for adultescent
noun

a middle-aged person who wants to be associated with youth culture and whose choices in clothing, activities, etc. reflect this; see also { kidult }

Examples

We observed the toe rings and ankle bracelet on a 65-year-old adultescent.

Word Origin

a blend of adult and adolescent

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