adultescent

adultescent

[ad-uhl-tes-uhnt, uh-duhl‐]
noun
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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adultescent (ˌædəlˈtɛsənt)
 
n
1.  an adult who is still actively interested in youth culture
 
adj
2.  aimed at or suitable for adultescents

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Main Entry:  adultescent
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a middle-aged person who wants to be associated with youth culture and whose choices in clothing, activities, etc. reflect this; see also {kidult}
Example:  We observed the toe rings and ankle bracelet on a 65-year-old adultescent.
Etymology:  a blend of adult and adolescent
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