Definition of Full-blown

1. Adjective. Fully ripe; at the height of bloom. "A full-blown rose"

Exact synonyms: Matured
Similar to: Mature



2. Adjective. Having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness. "A full-blown financial crisis"
Similar to: Complete

Definition of Full-blown

1. Adjective. Completely developed or formed. ¹

2. Adjective. At the peak of blossom; ripe. ¹

3. Adjective. Filled with wind; puffed up. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Full-blown

fulhams
fulicine
fuliginosities
fuliginosity
fuliginous
fuliginously
fuliguline
fulimart
fulimarts
full
full(a)
full-back
full-backs
full-blood
full-blooded
full-blown (current term)
full-bodied
full-bore
full-bosomed
full-clad
full-court press
full-deckism
full-deckisms
full-dress
full-dress uniform
full-face
full-fashioned
full-figured
full-fledged

Literary usage of Full-blown

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1. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Miscellaneous Correspondence in 1820—Financial Affairs in Virginia—On the Florida Treaty and Texas—"Monroe Doctrine" full blown—Jefferson's Views of the ..."

2. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"Pump Tertius goes on with the bank ; but his chief business in life is to become the father of Pump Quartus, who comes out a full-blown ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1847)
"Within less than one year from this time, Queen Anne's death prostrated in the dust the full-blown hopes of the Jacobite party ; and, in 1714, ..."

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