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Definition of "lawn" []

  • A plot of grass, usually tended or mowed, as one around a residence or in a park or estate. (noun)
  • A light cotton or linen fabric of very fine weave. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lawn" in a sentence
  • "~Joe walked across Demi's lawn and across her neighbor's lawn~"
  • "Clearly, the term lawn, with its 19th-century connotation of society matrons batting a powder puff, should be deleted from the titles of all official national tennis organizations."
  • "The plants in the yard are wilting and the lawn is an earthy shade of brown."