Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

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Examples

  • 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.

    Maria Rodale: Message From Montana

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

    CHAPTER V

  • 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.

    Maria Rodale: Message From Montana

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

    Matthew Yglesias » The Virtue of Quasi-Legal Status for Marijuana

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

    Matthew Yglesias » Marijuana Legalization as a Revenue Enhancer

  • 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.

    Maria Rodale: Message From Montana

  • 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.

    Letters

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

    Chapter 5

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

    Memphis Flyer

  • 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.

    NJ Dining: Tenafly Farmers Market

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