verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby weed
Idioms for weed
- (of a restaurant worker) overwhelmed and falling behind in serving customers: Our waitress was so deep in the weeds that we waited 40 minutes for our burgers.
- in trouble; overwhelmed by problems: He knows our marriage is in deep weeds.
- involved in the details: I’m in the weeds of planning my wedding.
Origin of weed1
OTHER WORDS FROM weedweed·less, adjectiveweed·like, adjectiveun·weed·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for unweeded
The world appears an “unweeded garden,” where “things rank and vile” flourish best.The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay|Mary Wollstonecraft
The coach set me down at the entrance to a long and unweeded avenue.
He ran along the unweeded path to the tennis ground—lawn tennis was then just coming in.The Dark Flower|John Galsworthy
It stands in the midst of an unweeded field, whose dilapidated enclosure scarcely protects it from the lowing and hungry kine.The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII)|John Greenleaf Whittier
The world appears an ‘unweeded garden’ where things ‘rank and vile’ flourish best.Mary Wollstonecraft|Elizabeth Robins Pennell
British Dictionary definitions for unweeded (1 of 2)
- the weed tobacco