[ groh-ing ]
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  1. becoming greater in quantity, size, extent, or intensity: growing discontent among industrial workers.

  2. having or showing life.

Origin of growing

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English growende. See grow, -ing2

Other words from growing

  • grow·ing·ly, adverb
  • un·grow·ing, adjective

Words Nearby growing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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