Definitions for overgrown
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covered with growing plants
abounding in usually unwanted vegetation
Having large numbers of plants which have become too big, and are hence spoiling the picturesqueness of a garden.
(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.
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A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child.
The removal of overgrown areas also reduces the habitat of wildlife such as birds that can be hazardous to flight activity at and around O'Hare.
The mutant dogs look much stronger than the others. They are overgrown in the thighs, we have not observed any negative side effects. The dogs are not in pain.
There is a tension field between the geology created by the ice age, with clay and calcium-rich soil, and then the elevated seabed which came later, we have all types of nature. You have sand dunes, which have been overgrown with juniper berries and thyme, and you can walk through lush forests full of ramsons (wild garlic).
Today, the ancient tombs of the royal burial complexes are one of the few parts of the ancient Leluh site that remain intact, much of the historical site is overgrown by the tropical forest and has succumbed to hundreds of years of tropical weather and tidal inundation, and some parts of the site have been dismantled and reused in modern construction.
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