flown

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfləʊn/
  • Rhymes: -əʊn
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfloʊn/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English flowen, floȝen, from Old English flogen, ġeflogen, past participle of Old English flēogan (to fly).

Verb[edit]

flown

  1. past participle of fly

Adjective[edit]

flown (not comparable)

  1. (theater) Suspended in the flies.
    flown scenery

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English flowen (attested in derived verbs such as overflowen), from Old English flōwen, ġeflowen, past participle of Old English flōwan (to flow).

Verb[edit]

flown

  1. (rare, obsolete) past participle of flow