grow like a weed

Definition of grow like a weed

chiefly US, informal
:to grow very quickly
  • Look at you! You're growing like a weed!

Word by Word Definitions

grow play
  1. : to spring up and develop to maturity

  2. : to be able to grow in some place or situation

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

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

  2. : a weedy growth of plants

  3. : an aquatic plant

  1. : to remove weeds or something harmful

  2. : to clear of weeds

  3. : to free from something hurtful or offensive

  1. : garment

  2. : dress worn as a sign of mourning (as by a widow)

  3. : a band of crape worn on a man's hat as a sign of mourning


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