blooming


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bloom·ing

 (blo͞o′mĭng)
adv. & adj. Chiefly British Slang
Used as an intensive: a blooming hot day; a blooming idiot.

[Probably a euphemism for bloody.]

blooming

(ˈbluːmɪŋ)
adv, adj
informal Brit (intensifier): a blooming genius; blooming painful.
[C19: euphemistic for bloody]

bloom•ing

(ˈblu mɪŋ)

adj.
1. flowering; blossoming.
2. glowing, as with vigor.
3. prospering.
4. Chiefly Brit. (used as an intensifier.)
[1350–1400; as intensifier, a euphemism for bloody]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blooming - the organic process of bearing flowers; "you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed"
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Adj.1.blooming - informal intensifiersblooming - informal intensifiers; "what a bally (or blinking) nuisance"; "a bloody fool"; "a crashing bore"; "you flaming idiot"
unmitigated - not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie"

blooming

adjective
1. (Informal) damned, bloody (slang, chiefly Brit.) (slang), flaming (informal), fucking (offensive taboo slang), bleeding (Brit. slang), freaking (slang, chiefly U.S.), rotten, blinking (informal), confounded, ruddy (informal, chiefly Brit.), infernal, deuced (Brit. informal), wretched, frigging (taboo slang) It's a blooming nuisance because it frightens my dog to death.
2. glowing, great, fine, fantastic, radiant She's in blooming health.

blooming

adjective
1. Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded:
2. Of a healthy reddish color:
4. Chiefly British. So annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation:
Informal: blamed, damned.
Chiefly British: ruddy.
Translations

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. [tree] → floreciente, en flor
2. (fig) (= flourishing) → radiante
to be blooming with health; be in blooming healthestar rebosante de or rebosar salud
3. (Brit) the blooming car wouldn't startel maldito coche no arrancaba
get that blooming thing out of the way!¡quita eso de ahí, hombre!
B. ADV (Brit) I think it's blooming marvellousa mí me parece genial
we had to lift this blooming great boxtuvimos que levantar un pedazo de caja enorme or una caja de agárrate y no te menees

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ] adj
this blooming ... → ce fichu ..., ce sacré ...

blooming

prp of bloom
adj (inf)verflixt (inf); it was there all the blooming timeverflixt, das war schon die ganze Zeit da! (inf)
advverflixt (inf)

blooming

[ˈbluːmɪŋ] adj (fam) → dannato/a, maledetto/a
this blooming ... → questo dannato ...
References in classic literature ?
The rose in the valley is blooming so sweet, And angels descend there the children to greet.
The roses on the leads hung blooming in at the open window; there stood the little children's chairs, and Kay and Gerda sat down on them, holding each other by the hand; they both had forgotten the cold empty splendor of the Snow Queen, as though it had been a dream.
That apple tree was always very late in blooming, and this year it was a week later than usual.
They laughed loudly at their old-fashioned attire, the wide-skirted coats and flapped waistcoats of the young men, and the ancient cap and gown of the blooming girl.
It was so with Elizabeth, still the same handsome Miss Elliot that she had begun to be thirteen years ago, and Sir Walter might be excused, therefore, in forgetting her age, or, at least, be deemed only half a fool, for thinking himself and Elizabeth as blooming as ever, amidst the wreck of the good looks of everybody else; for he could plainly see how old all the rest of his family and acquaintance were growing.
Not another word did she say until they had left the village and were driving down a steep little hill, the road part of which had been cut so deeply into the soft soil, that the banks, fringed with blooming wild cherry-trees and slim white birches, were several feet above their heads.
The combined application of MLE and MC at 45 days after blooming enhanced absolute growth rate, number of squares per plant in Bt, while specific leaf weight in non Bt cultivar.
It is tempting to seek a magic bullet--a simple and cheap solution--but the algae did not start blooming yesterday and will not stop blooming tomorrow.
The market for gourmet blooming teas is hotter than ever right now, with customers turning to these beautiful teas to enjoy at home and to give as gifts.
But I think for young people, who are blooming and are really, really innocent about the ways of the world, they really need to be nurtured and given a sense of hope.
Those seeds from early bloomers tend to germinate soon, too, sprouting that summer and then blooming the next year.
Encore([R]) Azaleas begin blooming each spring like a traditional azalea.

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