Definition of grown
1 : fully grown : mature grown men and women
2 : covered or surrounded with vegetation land well grown with trees
3a : cultivated or produced in a specified way or locality —used in combination shade-grown tobaccob : overgrown with —used in combination a weed-grown patio
Examples of grown in a Sentence
It's a job that requires a grown man.
a field lavishly grown with poppies
Recent Examples of grown from the Web
Its poison, called batrachotoxin, is so potent that there’s enough in one frog to kill ten grown men, with only two micrograms—roughly the amount that would fit onto the head of a pin—needed to kill a single individual.
There were quail for $2 apiece, chicks for $3, bunnies for $5 and full-grown chickens for $10.
There was also a 56-year-old father of two grown sons named Lester Ralph Jones.
An obvious choice to fill one of the three open spots at right wing would be first-round draft pick Owen Tippet, who at 18 owns an above-average NHL shot and the 6-foot-2, 200-pound physical stature of a grown man.
But despite the advantages that come with possessing three full-grown dragons — along with an army of Unsullied and Dothraki soldiers — the battle is sure to be difficult.
This scene — which took place in the second episode of Game of Thrones' sixth season — was the first time viewers have seen anyone other than Dany get up close and personal with the grown dragons and live to tell the tale.
In a new, slightly terrifying video, a grown adult man appears to be suffering from a severe case of vertigo while attempting to walk across the glass path attraction at Wanshan National Park in China.
Apple, the mother of four grown girls, joined the fire department in 1992 where two friends of hers worked.
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First Known Use of grown
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Definition of grown for English Language Learners
: no longer a child
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