blooming Definition

  • 1the process of flowers opening up and coming into full bloom
  • 2used for emphasis, especially to express annoyance or surprise

Using blooming: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "blooming" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The blooming of the cherry trees is a beautiful sight.

  • Example

    Blooming heck! I can't believe you ate all the cake!

  • Example

    She's a blooming genius when it comes to math.

blooming Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for blooming

Antonyms for blooming

Phrases with blooming

  • fully open and developed, used to describe flowers


    The roses are in full bloom in the garden.

  • blooming idiot

    an extremely foolish person


    I can't believe he forgot his own birthday. He's a blooming idiot!

  • used to express great pleasure or approval


    This cake is blooming marvellous! You have to try it.


Summary: blooming in Brief

The adjective 'blooming' [ˈbluːmɪŋ] has two main meanings: the process of flowers opening up and coming into full bloom, and as an intensifier to express annoyance or surprise. It can be used in phrases like 'in full bloom,' and idioms like 'blooming idiot,' which means an extremely foolish person. 'Blooming' is informal and often used in British English.