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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

v. Got too large for.

Usage examples (36)
  • My handle came about when I "outgrew" my old handle that I used when I was younger.
  • For the first year I was a member it was very helpful--after that I kind of outgrew it.
  • I've known several people who's muzzleloaders are sitting in basements because the owners "outgrew" them.
  • I suppose if you're the sort who "outgrew" pondering the meaning of life, Colin Wilson is a perfect target for your disdain. for more
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