ground-hugging love

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of plants that grow relatively low to the ground

Etymologies

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Examples

  • These exquisite, ground-hugging little flowers are the moorland pasture equivalent of woodland primroses, brought into precious bloom by a month of sunshine.

    Country diary: Westgate, Weardale

  • The new chimney was built a kilometer out of town, connected to the smelter by a large, ground-hugging flue.

    North of Loreto: Mulegé and Santa Rosalía, sun, beaches, hotels and history

  • It was a beautiful day, with thick, creamy clouds along the horizon; ground-hugging ice plant bursting out in yellow, magenta, ivory and pink; and a bevy of long-billed curlews rooting in the sand for delicacies.

    Hunger to Learn

  • The pilot in the lead chopper marked the target and began to pull up while the other three Little Birds continued their ground-hugging ride in a race against the clock to deliver their deadly warriors before the enemy could respond and put up a fight.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • The pilot in the lead chopper marked the target and began to pull up while the other three Little Birds continued their ground-hugging ride in a race against the clock to deliver their deadly warriors before the enemy could respond and put up a fight.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • The new chimney was built a kilometer out of town, connected to the smelter by a large, ground-hugging flue.

    North of Loreto: Mulegé and Santa Rosalía, sun, beaches, hotels and history

  • The pilot in the lead chopper marked the target and began to pull up while the other three Little Birds continued their ground-hugging ride in a race against the clock to deliver their deadly warriors before the enemy could respond and put up a fight.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • The new chimney was built a kilometer out of town, connected to the smelter by a large, ground-hugging flue.

    North of Loreto: Mulegé and Santa Rosalía, sun, beaches, hotels and history

  • The pilot in the lead chopper marked the target and began to pull up while the other three Little Birds continued their ground-hugging ride in a race against the clock to deliver their deadly warriors before the enemy could respond and put up a fight.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • Each small, slightly spherical corm easily slips four inches deep under the outer foliage of a ground-hugging perennial such as lady's mantle (Alchemilla mollis) or annual apricot-colored pansies.

    Suzy Bales: A Forgotten Bulb: Fool's Onion

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