overgrown

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adjective over·grown \ˌō-vər-ˈgrōn\

Definition of overgrown

  1. :  grown abnormally or excessively large <dismissed him as an overgrown adolescent>

Examples of overgrown in a sentence

  1. The garden is overgrown with weeds.

  2. He acts like an overgrown child.

14th Century

First Known Use of overgrown

14th century


OVERGROWN Defined for English Language Learners

overgrown

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adjective over·grown \ˌō-vər-ˈgrōn\

Definition of overgrown for English Language Learners

  • : covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way

  • : grown to a size that is unusually or too large


OVERGROWN Defined for Kids

overgrown

adjective over·grown \ˌō-vər-ˈgrōn\

Definition of overgrown for Students

  1. 1 :  grown too big <overgrown boys>

  2. 2 :  covered with plants that have grown in an uncontrolled way <an overgrown path>



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