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Definition of "coming-of-age" []

  • Of or pertaining to a person's journey from childhood or adolescence to adulthood. (adjective)

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Use "coming-of-age" in a sentence
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  • "Beth Emet also runs a religious school for older children and youth, educating them in Hebrew and preparing them for the coming-of-age ceremony called Bar/Bat Mitzvah, as well as a youth group whose main focus is social."
  • "Centered on a flighty young braggart named Percy, who learns honor and steadfastness while rescuing his mom from a villain, battling the monster Medusa and resisting the corruption of a war-ravaged culture, the musical is a coming-of-age tale that speaks of integrity, redemption and social healing."