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full-blown

[foo l-blohn] /ˈfʊlˈbloʊn/
adjective
1.
fully or completely developed:
full-blown AIDS; an idea expanded into a full-blown novel.
2.
in full bloom:
a full-blown rose.
Origin of full-blown
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • Each of the unimportant details assumed significance as contributing to the totality of full-blown charm.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • That was bad enough, but infinitely worse was she who was to have been the full-blown barmaid.

    Michael E. F. Benson
  • She was blushing with all her might, and looked like a full-blown peony, or a great red apple.

    Grandfather's Chair Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • If not in the fall, full-blown roses and matured flowers were substituted.

    Mizora: A Prophecy Mary E. Bradley
  • Above, Jupiter hung like a full-blown jonquil, so bright as almost to throw a shade.

British Dictionary definitions for full-blown

full-blown

adjective
1.
characterized by the fullest, strongest, or best development
2.
in full bloom
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