full-blown

[foo l-blohn]

adjective

fully or completely developed: full-blown AIDS; an idea expanded into a full-blown novel.
in full bloom: a full-blown rose.

Nearby words

  1. full trailer,
  2. full twist,
  3. full well,
  4. full word,
  5. full-blooded,
  6. full-bodied,
  7. full-bore,
  8. full-bottomed,
  9. full-court press,
  10. full-cream

Origin of full-blown

First recorded in 1605–15

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full-blown

adjective

characterized by the fullest, strongest, or best development
in full bloom
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