1 become overgrown; "The patio overgrew with ivy"
2 grow beyond or across; "The ivy overgrew the patio" [syn: grow over]
1 covered with growing plants
2 abounding in usually unwanted vegetationovergrown See overgrow
- 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.
- past participle of overgrow
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