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flown

\ ˈflōn \

Definition of flown

  • past participle of fly

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flown

adjective

Definition of flown

: filled to excess

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Origin and Etymology of flown

archaic past participle of 1flow



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flown

Definition of flown for Students

  • past participle of fly


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