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noun 
  1. A middle-aged person who continues to participate in and enjoy youth culture.
PlayStation2? and X-Box are all very well. But for die-hard video-game connoiseurs the Golden Age ended on 1 February, when Sega announced that the Dreamcast was to cease production after just three years. Stung by Sony's success since 1995 with PlayStation?, the veteran video-game firm had put all its energies into a final charge on the hearts and minds of kids and adultescents with an affordable, technologically advanced new console. "Peter Lyle, "Farewell 2001," Independent on Sunday, December 30, 2001
Etymology: portmanteau word based on adult and adolescent


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