postpubescent


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postpubescent

(ˌpəʊstpjuːˈbɛsənt)
adj
1. (Biology) of, relating to, or occurring in the period after puberty
2. (Biology) having been through puberty
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The line comes from the 1999 flick 10 Things I Hate About You, where the wise and indefatigable sage Heath Ledger and barely postpubescent Joseph Gordon-Levitt have this exchange:
Numerous psychiatric studies have shown that adult male attraction to postpubescent teenagers (in other words, those often involved in chat room stings) is extremely common and has long been understood as psychologically normal, even if actual sex with minors is justifiably criminal.
(2011) The influence of chronological age on periods of accelerated adaptation of stretch-shortening cycle performance in pre and postpubescent boys.
Rump fat thickness was also different in postpubescent sows, depending on reproductive status.
A curvaceous teenager, clearly postpubescent and physically mature, she was very different from the young girl of the book.
IF YOU'RE A postpubescent North American male and reading these words right now, there's a good chance that you shaved your whiskers off this morning.
Effects of strength training on muscle development in prepubescent, pubescent and postpubescent males.
noted increased laxity in the ACL of postpubescent female collegiate athletes during their ovulatory and luteal phases.
[47] F NA NA NA: not available; UWW: underwater weighing; DXA: dual-energy X-rayabsorptiometry; Cauc: caucasians; SKF: skinfold; Tric: tricipital; Sub: subscapular; M: male; F: female; SPA: single photon absorptiometry; Deut Dilut: deuterium dilution; [R.sup.2]: coefficient of determination; RMSE: root of mean square error; CV: coefficient of variation; CCC: concordance correlation coefficient; PE: pure error; FM: fat mass; Prepub: prepubescent; Pub: pubescent; Postpub: postpubescent. * The authors used a sample aged 8-29 years but recommended the use of the proposed models for children and adolescents aged 8-18 years.
A virus escapes into McKinley High, instantly killing all adults and postpubescent students, leaving everyone else--pubescent teens--alive, but fatally poisonous and contagious.
Campers range from boisterous jock Homer (Deniz Akdeniz) to conservative pacifist Robyn (Ashleigh Cummings), and present a potpourri of budding postpubescent romances.