Follow TV Tropes


Playing With / Adult Hater

Go To

Basic Trope: A child who hates adults.

  • Straight: Jimmy is a 10-year-old boy who doesn't like grown-ups.
  • Exaggerated: Jimmy is a 5-year-old who LOATHES anyone over 18 and wants to commit genocide against them.
  • Downplayed: Jimmy finds his parents boring and annoying, but thinks his lax teacher or his older adult brother is alright.
  • Justified:
    • Jimmy is a Bratty Half-Pint who doesn't like being told what to do.
    • Jimmy was molested by an adult and doesn't trust adults with authority.
    • Advertisement:
    • Jimmy lives in a Crapsack World and feels adults are responsible for screwing it up – and that it was wrong for him to have been born.
  • Inverted:

Back to Adult Hater

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: