Definition of 'overgrown'
Example sentences containing 'overgrown'
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There was a considerable Gothic charm, although in places, everything seemed overgrown, the undergrowth rampant. A SEASON IN HELL (2004)The projecting ears were tufted, and the eyebrows bristled with greying unclipped hairs, forming an overgrown ridge above the eyes. MAN'S LOVING FAMILY (2004)
I was leaning against the side of the house, just at the edge of the overgrown yard. LOST BOY LOST GIRL (2004)
Trends of 'overgrown'
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Translations for 'overgrown'
British English: overgrown ADJECTIVE
If a garden or other place is overgrown, it is covered with a lot of untidy plants because it has not been looked after.
We hurried on until we reached a courtyard overgrown with weeds.
- American English: overgrown
- Brazilian Portuguese: coberto de vegetação
- Chinese: > 漫生的无人照料而野草
- European Spanish: cubierto de
- French: envahi par la végétation
- German: überwuchert
- Italian: invaso dalla vegetazione
- Japanese: 茂りすぎた
- Korean: > 웃자란작물이
- European Portuguese: coberto de vegetação
- Spanish: cubierto de
Definition of overgrown from the Collins English Dictionary
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