grow like a weed

Definition of grow like a weed

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  to grow very quickly Look at you! You're growing like a weed!

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to spring up and develop to maturity

    :  to be able to grow in some place or situation

    :  to assume some relation through or as if through a process of natural growth

  1. :  a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth

    :  one that tends to overgrow or choke out more desirable plants

    :  a weedy growth of plants

  1. :  to remove weeds or something harmful

    :  to clear of weeds

    :  to free from something hurtful or offensive

  1. :  garment

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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