HyperDic: full-fledged

English > 2 senses of the word full-fledged:
ADJECTIVEallfull-fledged, fully fledged(of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage
allfull-fledged, fully fledged(of persons, e.g.) having gained full status
English > full-fledged: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a bird) having reached full development with fully grown adult plumage; ready to fly.
Synonymfully fledged
Broaderfledged, mature(of birds) having developed feathers or plumage
Spanishadulto
English > full-fledged: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of persons, e.g.) having gained full status.
Examples
  • "a full-fledged lawyer"
  • "by the age of seventeen I was a full-fledged atheist"
Synonymfully fledged
Broaderexperienced, experientHaving experience

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