a. advanced in development; appearing or developing early
Listening to the grown-up way the child discussed serious topics, we couldn't help remarking how precocious she was.
Sentence in Classic:
He also possessed a philosophic bent, to the great delight of his grandfather, who used to hold Socratic conversations with him, in which the precocious pupil occasionally posed his teacher, to the undisguised satisfaction of the womenfolk.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
An act of so much precipitancy and presumption would seal the downfall of precocious intellect forever.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
I judged, then, that the children of that time were extremely precocious, physically at least, and I found afterwards abundant verification of my opinion.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context