Meaning of “overgrown” in the English Dictionary

"overgrown" in British English

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overgrownadjective

uk /ˌəʊ.vəˈɡrəʊn/ us /ˌoʊ.vɚˈɡroʊn/

(Definition of “overgrown” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"overgrown" in American English

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overgrownadjective

us /ˌoʊ·vərˈɡroʊn/

overgrown adjective (COVERED)

having a thick, dense covering of plants growing in a wild way:

The playground is overgrown with weeds.

overgrown adjective (TOO LARGE)

disapproving (of people) grown large or too large:

Even Professor Adams looked like an overgrown schoolboy beside him.

(Definition of “overgrown” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)