Adjective "blooming" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Used to express annoyance or for emphasis.
  1. as submodifier 'a blooming good read'
  2. 'A best-kept gardens contest in Keighley was a blooming success.'
  3. 'There were rats, rats, as big as blooming cats, in the quartermaster's store.'
  4. 'A flower festival at St Andrew's Church, Kildwick, at the weekend was a blooming success.'
  5. 'I went outside and saw this blooming big banner telling people to come and shop in Scarborough.'
  6. 'I am sure it will be a blooming wonderful day and our life will keep on blossoming.'
  7. 'I saw how the fine form of man was degraded and wasted; I beheld the corruption of death succeed to the blooming cheek of life; I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.'
  8. 'The person who figured out that you could make money out of standing still on a box was a blooming genius, for sure.'
  9. '‘The whole route is 10 miles and it's blooming hard work when you've got a Victorian dress on and I usually walk it,’ she said.'
  10. 'Oh these blooming bones… They hurt with arthritis, especially when you fall, she thought!'
  11. 'While most people might be scratching their heads experts think the public have made a blooming marvellous choice.'


1. in bloom; flowering; blossoming.

2. glowing, as with youthful vigor and freshness: blooming cheeks.

3. flourishing; prospering: a blooming business.

4. Chiefly British Slang. (used as an intensifier): He's got his blooming nerve. adverb

5. Chiefly British Slang. (used as an intensifier): not blooming likely.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be blooming in/at/on miles."

"percents can be blooming."

"people can be blooming."

"stuffs can be blooming."

"landscapes can be blooming."

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