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o·ver·grow

 (ō′vər-grō′, ō′vər-grō′)
v. o·ver·grew (-gro͞o′), o·ver·grown (-grōn′), o·ver·grow·ing, o·ver·grows
v.tr.
1. To grow over with herbage or foliage.
2. To grow beyond or too large for.
v.intr.
1. To grow beyond normal or usual size.
2. To become grown over, as with unwanted vegetation or weeds.

overgrown

(ˌəʊvəˈɡrəʊn)
adj
covered in weeds and unwanted plantsan adult whose behaviour is characteristic of a child
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overgrown - covered with growing plants
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"
2.overgrown - abounding in usually unwanted vegetation
wooded - covered with growing trees and bushes etc; "wooded land"; "a heavily wooded tract"

overgrown

adjective covered, overrun, choked a courtyard overgrown with weeds
Translations
مُغَطَّى بالنَّباتمُفْرِط في النُّمو
forvoksettilgroet
benõttfelnyurgult
of stór eftir aldrisem er undirlagîur/úr sér vaxinn
apaugęsperaugęs
aizaudzispāraudzis
vyrastenýzarastený
azmankaplanmışörtülü

overgrown

[ˌəʊvəˈgrəʊn] ADJ
1. [garden] → descuidado, cubierto de malas hierbas
overgrown withcubierto or revestido de
the path is quite overgrown nowla senda está ya casi cubierta de vegetación
2. [child, adolescent] → demasiado grande para su edad
he's just an overgrown schoolboyes como un niño grande

overgrown

[ˌəʊvərˈgrəʊn] adj
[garden] → envahi(e) par la végétation
to be overgrown with weeds → être envahi par les mauvaises herbes
an overgrown child (= immature adult) → un grand enfant
he's just an overgrown schoolboy → ce n'est qu'un éternel écolier

overgrown

[ˈəʊvəˈgrəʊn] adj (garden) overgrown with weeds/ivycoperto/a di erbacce/edera
he's just an overgrown schoolboy → è proprio un bambinone

overgrown

(əuvəˈgroun) adjective
1. full of plants that have grown too large or thick. Our garden is overgrown with weeds.
2. grown too large. an overgrown puppy.

overgrown

a. demasiado crecido-a, muy grande o agrandado-a.
References in classic literature ?
By her help I also now Make this churlish place allow Something that may sweeten gladness In the very gall of sadness-- The dull loneness, the black shade, That these hanging vaults have made The strange music of the waves Beating on these hollow caves, This black den which rocks emboss, Overgrown with eldest moss, The rude portals that give light More to terror than delight, This my chamber of neglect
A FARMER being about to die, and knowing that during his illness his Sons had permitted the vineyard to become overgrown with weeds while they improved the shining hour by gambling with the doctor, said to them:
Before this ugly edifice, and between it and the wheel-track of the street, was a grass-plot, much overgrown with burdock, pig-weed, apple-pern, and such unsightly vegetation, which evidently found something congenial in the soil that had so early borne the black flower of civilised society, a prison.
The path was overgrown, and it was clear that for years now it had remained all but untrodden.
An you come to that, sister, I have more occasion of patience, to be used like an overgrown schoolboy, as I am by you.
there were a quantity of overgrown lettuces, which had "shot" into flower.
But once more it was the same boundary line overgrown with wormwood, once more the same wormwood desperately tossed by the wind and carrying unreasoning terror to his heart.
He was about forty years old, frugal and industrious, and made a living from the little farm which is now overgrown with brush and brambles.
He sent the men to mow some clover for hay, picking out the worst patches where the clover was overgrown with grass and weeds and of no use for seed; again and again they mowed the best acres of clover, justifying themselves by the pretense that the bailiff had told them to, and trying to pacify him with the assurance that it would be splendid hay; but he knew that it was owing to those acres being so much easier to mow.
Uncle" dismounted at the porch of his little wooden house which stood in the midst of an overgrown garden and, after a glance at his retainers, shouted authoritatively that the superfluous ones should take themselves off and that all necessary preparations should be made to receive the guests and the visitors.
As they stumbled forward through the tangled vegetation along an old and almost overgrown game trail the Mosula porters deserted them one by one.
In the woods, after they had gone a long way from the road, Jesse stopped in an opening among the trees where a clearing, overgrown with small bushes, ran up from the creek.