growth spurt

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of growth spurt

: an occurrence of growing quickly and suddenly in a short period of time
  • When he was 11 he had a growth spurt.

Word by Word Definitions

growth play
  1. : a stage in the process of growing : size

  2. : full growth

  3. : the process of growing

spurt play
  1. : to gush forth : spout

  2. : to expel in a stream or jet : squirt

  1. : a sudden gush : jet

  1. : a short period of time : moment

  2. : a sudden brief burst of effort, activity, or development

  3. : a sharp or sudden increase in business activity

  1. : to make a spurt


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