full-grown
full-grown full-grown adj. 1. . []

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Full-grown — a. Having reached the limits of growth; mature; fully developed; used mostly of living organisms; as, A full grown lion can easily kill an unarmed man.. Full grown wings. Lowell. Syn: adult, big, fully grown, grown, grownup.[1913 Webster + WordN …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • full-grown — adj AmE .fully grown BrE a full grown animal, plant, or person has developed to their full size and will not grow any bigger ▪ A full grown elephant may weigh 2,000 pounds …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-grown — / full fledged [adj] developed, ripe, ready adult, full blown*, grown, grownup, in one’s prime*, marriageable, mature, nubile, of age, perfected, prime, ripened; concepts 558,578,797 Ant. new, small, underdeveloped, undeveloped, unripe, young …   New thesaurus

  • full-grown — [fool′grōn′] adj. having reached full size or maturity; fully grown …   English World dictionary

  • full-grown — adjective FULLY GROWN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full-grown — full′ grown′ adj. completely grown; mature • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • full-grown — index ripe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • full-grown — adjective AmE a full grown animal, plant, or person has developed to their full size and will not grow any bigger; fully­grown BrE : A full grown male elephant may weigh 2,000 pounds …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • full-grown — adjective how full grown men can act so childishly is beyond me Syn: adult, mature, grown up, of age; fully grown, fully developed, fully fledged, in one s prime, in full bloom, ripe Ant: infant …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • full-grown — ADJ An animal or plant that is full grown has reached its full adult size and stopped growing. ...a full grown male orang utan …   English dictionary

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