Lawn - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lɔːn|  American pronunciation of the word lawn
Brit.  |lɔːn|  British pronunciation of the word lawn

noun

- a field of cultivated and mowed grass

Examples

I spent all morning mowing the lawn (=cutting the grass).

We need to water the lawn.

One of his neighbors offered to mow his lawn.

Our plan was to have the guests park on the street, not the lawn.

Fertilizer was applied to the lawn every two weeks.

There's a small statue on the front lawn.

Mowing the lawn is your responsibility.

The tree cast a long shadow across the lawn.

...that manual lawn mower is not a very efficient tool for doing a huge yard...

The tree cast a long shadow on the lawn.

That nasty old man yelled at me just for stepping on his lawn!

...deliberately annoyed the elderly neighbor by walking across his lawn...

...tired of the kids bellyaching every time they're asked to mow the lawn or take out the trash...

...the wedding reception was held under an elephantine tent on the great lawn...

He fertilizes the lawn every year.

Word forms

noun
singular: lawn
plural: lawns
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