kidult


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kid·ult

 (kĭd′ŭlt)
n.
An adult who has maintained or adopted a lifestyle associated with young people, especially in matters of fashion, entertainment, and recreation. Also called adultescent.

[Blend of kid and adult.]

kidult

(ˈkɪdʌlt)
n
an adult who is interested in forms of entertainment such as computer games, television programmes, etc, that are intended for children
adj
aimed at or suitable for kidults, or both children and adults
[C20: from kid1 + (ad)ult]
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Other special zones include Kidult World, showcasing toys for grown-ups such as magic items, hobby goods, action & war game items, and models & figurines; the Pet Toys zone, featuring toys and daily supplies for pets; and the Fireworks zone, which returns from its successful debut last year with a diverse range of pyrotechnic products, such as toy fireworks, stage fireworks, party fireworks and festive firecrackers suitable for use in different events.
Other popular zones include Kidult World, showcasing toys for grown-ups such as magic items, hobby goods, action & war game items, and models & figurines; the Pet Toys zone, featuring toys and daily supplies for pets; and the Fireworks zone, which will return from its successful debut last year with a diverse range of pyrotechnic products, such as toy fireworks, stage fireworks, party fireworks and festive firecrackers suitable for use in various events.
He will be looking at how his life has changed in the last decade, from irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to married father who is midway to a telegram from the Queen.
From irresponsible, single kidult, literally fighting his way through a mid-life crisis, to a married father, a lot has changed in the past 10 years.
To win shoppers back, cereal makers are dropping artificial ingredients, touting cereal as a nighttime snack, nudging you to "feed your inner kidult," and promising to "nourish" you.
There was steam coming off the wheels as kidult Chris pulled skids on corners like a 10-year-old with his first BMX.
Thirty mediocre minutes of children's tosh stretched out to a kidult hour by excruciatingly unnecessary studio chats that drag on for ever.
Three decades later foul-mouthed Ted is his constant companion, preventing John from taking that step from kidult to man.
My great question at present is what posterity will make of our latest social construct - the kidult.
An anti-fashion activist, Kidult, was responsible for the attack on Jacobs' store.