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overgrown

adjective

Simple Definition of overgrown

  • : covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way

  • : grown to a size that is unusually or too large

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of overgrown

  1. :  grown abnormally or excessively large <dismissed him as an overgrown adolescent>

Examples of overgrown in a sentence

  1. The garden is overgrown with weeds.

  2. He acts like an overgrown child.



1603

First Known Use of overgrown

1603


OVERGROWN Defined for Kids

overgrown

adjective over·grown \ˌō-vər-ˈgrōn\

Definition of overgrown for Students

  1. 1 :  grown too big <overgrown boys>

  2. 2 :  covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way <an overgrown path>





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