Flown is the past tense of fly, which is defined as when a person or thing moves through the air.
An example of flown is someone having taken a flight from New York to Los Angeles.
pp. of fly: sometimes used to form hyphenated adjectives: far-flown, high-flown
filled too full
Origin of flownobsolete past participle of flow
Past participle of fly1
Filled to excess.
Origin of flownObsolete past participle of flow
- past participle of fly
- I've never flown before.
- The birds had flown, and their empty nests in the bare trees were filled with snow.
- Her little brown mate has flown away with the other birds; but Annie is not sad, for she likes to stay with me.
- 38), writing in the 6th century, indulges in a high-flown panegyric on the plant and its value.
- As she'd never even visited an airport much less flown, frequent traveler Betsy carefully told her the dos and don'ts while she printed her boarding pass.