Associations to the word «Blooming»

Pictures for the word «Blooming»


BLOOMING, verb. Present participle of bloom
BLOOMING, adjective. Opening in blossoms; flowering.
BLOOMING, adjective. Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor, vigour; indicating the freshness and beauties of youth or health.
BLOOMING, adjective. (British) (euphemistic) bloody (in its vulgar senses).
BLOOMING, adverb. (euphemistic) (often followed by well) Bloody; bleeding; extremely.
BLOOMING, noun. The act by which something blooms.
BLOOMING, noun. (metallurgy) The process of making blooms from the ore or from cast iron.
BLOOMING, noun. (photography) A phenomenon where excessive light causes bright patches in a picture.
BLOOMING HECK, interjection. (UK) (slang) (euphemistic) blooming hell.
BLOOMING HELL, interjection. (UK) (slang) (blasphemous) expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.
BLOOMING ONION, noun. An onion cut to resemble a flower, battered and deep-fried as an appetizer.

Dictionary definition

BLOOMING, noun. The organic process of bearing flowers; "you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed".
BLOOMING, adjective. Informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot".

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.