What does overgrown mean?

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

Wiktionary

  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.

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How to say overgrown in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overgrown in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overgrown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of overgrown in a Sentence

  1. H.L. Mencken:

    A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child.

  2. Karen Pride:

    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.

  3. The Humane Society of Valdosta:

    Many of the dogs were coated in feces, had extremely overgrown nails and damaged teeth. They have never known a quiet life of love outside of a cramped cage.

  4. Professor Gao:

    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.

  5. Jorgen Stoltz:

    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).

Images & Illustrations of overgrown

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Translations for overgrown

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  • überwachsenGerman
  • ururua, maheu, waipapaMāori
  • зарослий, без догляду, перерослий, перерісший, порослий, заріс, запущений, надмірно вирослийUkrainian

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