from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A farmer; one who grows things.
  • n. Something that grows.
  • n. Someone or something who becomes more likeable over time
  • n. A man whose penis does not show its full size until it is erect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who grows or produces; ; also, that which grows or increases.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which grows or increases.
  • n. One who grows, raises, or produces; a cultivator or producer: as, a hop-grower; a cattle-grower.

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

  • n. someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • My favorite was the “Diamond Dip”, but that grower is out of business now.

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  • There are very few frustrations as a grain grower -- other than the fact that the market hasn't been there this past year -- but we were very blessed by the Lord to have our crops sold when many others had to sit on their crops.

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  • But the grower is still working out some kinks before she claims a brand name.

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  • Farmers generally (the San Diego avocado grower is one exception) are close to the source, don't have to pump their water over high mountains, don't have to treat their water, and have low distribution costs.


  • They give better satisfaction than the American fruit-pickers, too, and the Yankee grower is glad to get them.

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  • It is, as they say in the music business, a "grower" - that is, repeated listens reveal more depth and complexity.

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  • I was really impressed and I’m still crossing my fingers in hope that Yuno’s farm will return … She has, without a doubt, some of the best and freshest produce I’ve ever tasted - from the asparagus, to the strawberries, to the Korean cucumbers, this grower is ON.

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  • The young pullets will continue to get a commercial feed called grower pellet or laying pellet, and I will add in other grains like wheat and cracked corn.

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  • The album comes out May 8th, and the rest of it is what I'd call a grower - I listened to it all the way through once, and while I wasn't blown away, I was definitely curious because a number of things had caught my attention.

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  • "Most chickens and turkeys are crowded into sheds called grower houses."

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