grown

[ grohn ]
/ groʊn /

adjective

advanced in growth: a grown boy.
arrived at full growth or maturity; adult: a grown man.

verb

past participle of grow.

Related forms

half-grown, adjectiveun·grown, adjective

Can be confused

groan grown (see synonym study at groan)
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British Dictionary definitions for half-grown (1 of 2)

half-grown


adjective

not yet fully grown

British Dictionary definitions for half-grown (2 of 2)

grown

/ (ɡrəʊn) /

adjective

  1. developed or advancedfully grown
  2. (in combination)half-grown
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