Meaning of adolescent

ad•o•les•cent

Pronunciation: (ad"l-es'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. growing to manhood or womanhood; youthful.
  2. having the characteristics of adolescence or of an adolescent.
—n.
  1. an adolescent person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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