from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Being in bloom; flowering.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In a blooming state; in blossom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In or into bloom; in a blooming state.
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- adjective figuratively Having something growing or grown.
- adjective Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; exhibiting youth-like beauty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective bursting into flower
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While spring is abloom outdoors, some designers looked inside for ideas for the season's collections.
A "living roof," a roof planted like a garden, was recently abloom with yellow flowers.
Even the shoes, booties with vertiginous heels, were covered in grasping little coral-like tentacles that shook as the models -- their faces abloom with gold and colorful stripes -- stomped down the catwalk.
When a rock hit the side of the house, she ran into the yard and found the baby already abloom in bruises, a trickle of blood staining her forehead.
That morning, the vast, panoramic meadow below was abloom with spring wildflowers as the Crystal Creek alpha male and female loped across the green meadows, followed by their rambunctious pups.
Cars still zoom around town, and plenty of overpasses remain — but this time, trees and flowers are abloom amidst the concrete.
I would love to see your garden abloom during its spring show of azaleas.
Now hopefully the cooler wet weather will keep them abloom longer.
Acre upon acre in California's 400-mile-long San Joaquin Valley will soon be abloom with the ivory petals of almond trees and pink cherry blossoms.
Thank goodness for Lady Bird Johnson, whose beautification campaign scattered seeds all over the city, because I've never seen so many daffodils, hyacinth, tulips, and fosythia abloom in one place.