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At the peak of blossom; ripe

The trees in the garden were resplendent with full-blown white gardenias.

Completely developed or formed

We are the midst of a full-blown crisis.

Filled with wind; puffed up

The schooner took to sea with full-blown sails.

Full-blown means having all the characteristics of a particular type of thing or person. Before becoming a full-blown director, he worked as the film editor on Citizen Kane. having all the qualities of something that is at its most complete or advanced stage (FULL + blown, past participle of blow , from blowan)
fully ripe; at the height of bloom; "a full-blown rose"
fully ripe; at the height of bloom; "a full-blown rose
having or displaying all the characteristics necessary for completeness; "a full-blown financial crisis"
{a} spread to the utmost
full blown
completely developed, fully mature, in full bloom
Fully expanded, as a blossom; as, a full-bloun rose
Fully distended with wind, as a sail