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Adulting (v): to carry out one or more of the duties and responsibilities expected of fully developed individuals (paying off that credit card debt, settling beef without blasting social media, etc). Exclusively used by those who adult less than 50% of the time.
I was going to buy a sack of Blue Dream but I finally got my oil changed instead. Adulting!
by starcraft420 June 12, 2016
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Adulting (v): to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as, a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one think of grown ups.
Used in a sentence: Jane is adulting quite well today as she is on time for work promptly at 8am and appears well groomed.
by Kguarna June 05, 2015
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Being a responsible adult. Used by immature 20-somethings who are proud of themselves for paying a bill.
So tired from adulting! I went to my 8-5 job today! Look at me!
by bartimeas December 27, 2015
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A fake word used by idiots (millennials mainly), in an attempt to turn the adjective adult into a verb in a feeble attempt to describe if a person is actually an adult or behaves in an adult manner and thus doing the things any responsible adult with an average or above IQ can handle. You cannot "adult" something. It is as bad or worse as the overuse of learnings in the corporate world.
Jane is so responsible, she pays her bills on time, walks the dog, grows her own food and calls her mom every week, she is so good at adulting.
by Kojack_1970 May 04, 2017
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A term used by people who are incapable of growing up or maturing and is often followed by complaints or excuses.
Wow! Becky is really good at โ€œadultingโ€.

When in reality this person no longer wishes to act like a child and decides to move forward in life.
by EJake December 26, 2018
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