adult child


adult child
adult child,
1. an adult son or daughter: »

Like a lot of adult children, I worry about my mother's health

(Guy Vilella).
2. a childish or dysfunctional adult: »

A leader of the co-dependency movement puts the number of “adult children” (of alcoholic, abusive or merely critical parents) at more than 230 million—more than the total national adult population

(New York Times).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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