Associations to the word «Blossom»


BLOSSOM, noun. A flower, especially indicative of fruit as seen on a fruit tree etc.; taken collectively as the mass of such flowers.
BLOSSOM, noun. The state or season of producing such flowers.
BLOSSOM, noun. (figurative) A blooming period or stage of development; something lovely that gives rich promise.
BLOSSOM, noun. The colour of a horse that has white hairs intermixed with sorrel and bay hairs.
BLOSSOM, verb. (intransitive) To have or open into blossoms; to bloom.
BLOSSOM, verb. (intransitive) To begin to thrive or flourish.
BLOSSOM, proper noun. A hamlet in New York.
BLOSSOM, proper noun. A city in Texas.
BLOSSOM OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To blossom, to show beauty.

Dictionary definition

BLOSSOM, noun. Reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts.
BLOSSOM, noun. The period of greatest prosperity or productivity.
BLOSSOM, verb. Produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed".
BLOSSOM, verb. Develop or come to a promising stage; "Youth blossomed into maturity".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.