One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Overgrown with weeds.‘outside in the weedgrown streets all was silence’
run down, derelict, dilapidated, tumbledown, ramshackle, untended, unmaintainedView synonyms
- ‘The book ends with Tomlinson and Maynard revisiting the weedgrown battlefields of France, trying to avoid souvenir-collecting tourists, trying to see some hope for the future.’
- ‘In the harsh economic climate of those days nothing further could be done with the site, so it became a weedgrown, rubbish strewn eyesore for the next 40 years.’
- ‘Creative ingenuity gone, the arts and industries would decay, sky-scrapers would crumble, plantations would be weedgrown, as they are in Haiti.’
- ‘Railway sidings have all but disappeared and the few that remain are rusted, weedgrown and disused.’
- ‘An acquaintance of his asked for permission to cut the rather weedgrown grass off it for hay.’
- ‘You see, in the first act, the set was a dilapidated house with a weedgrown yard and shabby fence.’
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