blooming definition

  • adverb:
    • Chiefly British Slang applied as a rigorous: a blooming hot time; a blooming idiot.
    • Bloody; bleeding; excessively
    • Chiefly British Slang applied as an extensive: a blooming hot time; a blooming idiot.
    • Bloody; bleeding; exceedingly
  • verb:
    • Present participle of bloom.
    • provide participle of bloom.
  • adjective:
    • Opening in flowers; flowering.
    • Thriving in wellness, beauty, and vigor, vigour; suggesting the quality and beauties of youth or health.
    • bloody (in its vulgar senses).
    • starting in flowers; flowering.
    • Thriving in wellness, beauty, and vigor; showing the quality and beauties of youth or wellness.
    • informal intensifiers
    • Opening in flowers; flowering.
    • Thriving in wellness, beauty, and vitality, vigour; suggesting the freshness and beauties of youth or wellness.
    • bloody (with its vulgar senses).
    • starting in flowers; flowering.
    • Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; indicating the quality and beauties of youth or health.
    • informal intensifiers
  • noun:
    • The act by which anything blooms.
    • the entire process of making blooms from ore or from cast-iron.
    • The process of making blooms through the ore or from cast iron.
    • A clouded or smoked look on the surface of varnish; bloom.
    • In dyeing, the inclusion of a real estate agent, generally stannous chlorid, on dye-bath, toward the end of the procedure, for the intended purpose of making the colour less heavy and better. Also referred to as brightening.
    • In metallurgy, same as shingling.
    • the organic process of bearing flowers
    • The work by which something blooms.
    • the entire process of making blooms from ore or from cast iron.
    • The process of making blooms through the ore or from cast iron.
    • A clouded or smoked look at first glance of varnish; bloom.
    • In dyeing, the addition of a realtor, typically stannous chlorid, to the dye-bath, toward the end of the operation, for the intended purpose of rendering colour lighter and better. Also referred to as brightening.
    • In metallurgy, identical to shingling.
    • the organic procedure of bearing blossoms
  • others:
    • Blossoming; flowering; showing blooms.
    • shining just like youthful vigor; showing the freshness and beauty of childhood.
    • thriving; showing large or the greatest perfection or success.
    • Great; complete; ‘blessed,’ ‘blamed,’ ‘darned,’ etc.: as, he talked like a blooming idiot.
    • Blossoming; flowering; showing blooms.
    • radiant much like youthful vitality; showing the quality and beauty of childhood.
    • Flourishing; showing high or even the highest excellence or prosperity.
    • Great; full-blown; ‘blessed,’ ‘blamed,’ ‘darned,’ etc.: as, he talked like a blooming idiot.

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