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overgrown

adjective

: covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way

: grown to a size that is unusually or too large

Full Definition of OVERGROWN

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

Examples of OVERGROWN

  1. The garden is overgrown with weeds.
  2. He acts like an overgrown child.

First Known Use of OVERGROWN

1603
OVERGROWN Defined for Kids

overgrown

adjective over·grown \ˌō-vər-ˈgrōn\

Definition of OVERGROWN for Kids

1
:  grown too big <overgrown boys>
2
:  covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way <an overgrown path>

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