- completely grown; mature.
Origin of full-grown
First recorded in 1660–70
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Examples from the Web for full-grown
Full-grown men play-acting at being hurt when absolutely nothing happened.Tim Howard’s Wall of Intensity
December 22, 2014
The angsty, hazy mind of a teenager is a source of constant befuddlement and dismay for full-grown observers.Who Invented the ‘Teenager’?
March 14, 2014
Baxter is a full-grown long-haired chihuahua who likes howling along to Vampire Weekend's 2008 hit song "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa."This Is a Video of Baxter the Baby Dog Singing Vampire Weekend's "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa"
October 15, 2013
We love these works because we love the child - and because they show the promise of the full-grown human imagination.David's Book Club: In the Shadow of the Sword
June 4, 2012
At the time of his own death he is supposed to be a full-grown man.Theaetetus
But the ideal, the artistic side of him is all but full-grown.Audrey Craven
Nor in these days, when I am full-grown and understand, will I have a word spoken in his dishonor.The Cruise of the Shining Light
Scarcely had he spoken when there leaped into view a full-grown wolf.The Rover Boys on Snowshoe Island
But I won't mistrust the gal; she has an eye like a full-grown buck!The Pioneers
James Fenimore Cooper