full-blown

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full-blown (not comparable)

  1. Completely developed or formed.
    We are the midst of a full-blown crisis.
  2. At the peak of blossom; ripe.
    The trees in the garden were resplendent with full-blown white gardenias.
  3. Filled with wind; puffed up.
    The schooner took to sea with full-blown sails.

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  • full-blown” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., 1989.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.