Definition of 'coming of age'
Example sentences containing 'coming of age'
A suggestion that one sheik in Yemen had purchased two white girls for his young son, like laying down vintage port for his coming of age.THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS
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This engaging coming-of-age tale has a quality period soundtrack that largely eschews the obvious choices.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Tell that to the thousands likely to be nostalgic for the coming-of-age movie they saw when they were young.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It is partly a coming-of-age story.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
An endearing and original coming-of-age story.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
THIS film has coming-of-age drama written all over it.The Sun (2016)
A dazzling feast for the eye in a show that blends shadows and circus tricks in a coming-of-age tale.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Striking coming-of-age drama set by the British seaside and with a decidedly dark edge.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But underneath all the big talk and gross out gags, this is actually an astute little coming-of-age film.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Their Jane is a coming-of-age story.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Instead what we got was largely a coming-of-age drama, the core story of which spoke as loudly as the sharp cinematography.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The coming-of-age story quickly became part of the national canon; taught in schools and recommended as essential reading for wayward teenagers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is a beautiful and poignant coming-of-age story, as well as a tense and honest portrait of the ups and downs of friendship and being an adolescent.The Sun (2016)
Definition of coming of age from the Collins English Dictionary
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