weed - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/wiːd/
singularweed
pluralweeds
  1. 1
    [countable] a plant that grows easily and is usually found in places where you do not want it

    The garden was overgrown with weeds.

    1. a.
      [countable/uncountable] a plant or mass of plants growing in water
  2. 2
    [countable] British informal someone who is thin and weak
  3. 4

    the weed

    informal tobacco