Definitions for overgrown

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overgrown(adj)

    covered with growing plants

  2. overgrown(adj)

    abounding in usually unwanted vegetation

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. overgrown(adjective)ˈoʊvɚgrˈoʊn

    (of an area) having plants growing in an uncontrolled way

    an overgrown garden

  2. overgrownˈoʊvɚgrˈoʊn

    having grown too big

    to behave like an overgrown kid/puppy


  1. overgrown(Adjective)

    Having large numbers of plants which have become too big, and are hence spoiling the picturesqueness of a garden.

  2. overgrown(Adjective)

    (In the form "An overgrown X") Something which has grown bigger but has not changed its character.

    He spends so much money on new technology, he's like an overgrown schoolboy buying toys.

Translations for overgrown

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


full of plants that have grown too large or thick

Our garden is overgrown with weeds.

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