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Noun: blooming  bloo-ming
  1. The organic process of bearing flowers
    "you will stop all blooming if you let the flowers go to seed";
    - bloom
Adjective: blooming  bloo-ming
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Informal intensifier
    "what a blooming nuisance";
    - bally [Brit, informal], blinking [Brit, informal], bloody [Brit, informal], crashing, flaming, freaking [informal], effing [Brit, informal]
Verb: bloom  bloom
  1. Produce or yield flowers
    "The cherry tree bloomed";
    - blossom, flower
  2. Make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance
    - thrive, prosper, fly high, flourish, flower

Derived forms: bloomings

See also: unmitigated

Type of: biological process, change state, develop, organic process, turn

Encyclopedia: Blooming, Oregon

Bloom, Noel