verb (used with object), o·ver·grew, o·ver·grown, o·ver·grow·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·grew, o·ver·grown, o·ver·grow·ing.
Examples from the Web for overgrown
One was overgrown with trees, where young men rested in the shade.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On June 5, a highway worker cutting an overgrown patch along a road in Geneva, Wisconsin, came upon a pair of discarded suitcases.How ‘MrHandcuffs’ Ended Up With Two Corpses in Suitcases|Michael Daly|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These guys, these overgrown Just Williams, were running the world of insurance?
One image on ThatLooksLikeADick shows a sheep with an overgrown horn that bears a stunning resemblance to male anatomy.Penis Pics: Behind the Instagram Account That Looks Like a Dick|Anna Klassen|August 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Forensic investigators also are examining a blanket that was recovered near the overgrown area where he body was found.Sarai Sierra, American Slain in Istanbul, Was an Artist in the Making|Michael Daly|February 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The girls were wonderfully well—great hearty, overgrown creatures!Mount Royal, Volume 1 of 3|Mary Elizabeth Braddon
Now that she had come to know him better, he seemed more like an overgrown boy with a healthy appetite for play.Stubble|George Looms
The foundations of a great cathedral, laid many years ago, are now overgrown with grass and bushes.On the Mexican Highlands|William Seymour Edwards
"He is one sure singing bird," said another sub, a stout, overgrown boy by the name of Booth.The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land|Ralph Connor
These are swampy and overgrown with birch and scarcely known by name to many Russians.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian