ingrown ingrown


  • (adj) growing abnormally into the flesh


  1. Besides plain old age, she was afflicted with an ingrown toenail, bad teeth.
  2. One arrested planter told sheriff's deputies he was suffering from an ingrown toenail, an excuse that did not impress them.
  3. To teetotalers, and to some other gloomy characters, the British pub is a sink of iniquity, the repository of much that is ingrown, insular and debilitating in British life.


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  1. "Sometimes policymaking in Washington can become a little bit too ingrown, a little bit too insular," Mr Obama said. "The walls of the echo chamber can sometimes keep out fresh voices and new ways of thinking."
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Times Online

  2. "If a 40-year-old woman is diagnosed with breast cancer or an ingrown toenail, it's all there," Armstrong said.
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Lance Armstrong Source: USA Today

  3. "After Tom was gone," recalled Hepburn many years afterwards, "I believe my personality changed. I went from being totally open to life to being closed to life. You might say ingrown, sort of like a toenail can get when your shoe is too...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Katharine Hepburn Source:

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