Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no bloom or blossom.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without bloom or flowers.

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  • adjective Without blooms.

Etymologies

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bloom +‎ -less

Examples

  • When we checked out national flower-delivery services a few years back, some shipments provided roses with bruised petals, wrong colors, or bloomless stems, and the price, selection, and delivery times varied widely.

    Best budget-friendly gifts for Valentine's Day

  • When we checked out national flower-delivery services a few years back, some shipments provided roses with bruised petals, wrong colors, or bloomless stems, and the price, selection, and delivery times varied widely.

    Best budget-friendly gifts for Valentine's Day

  • Thank goodness for the indoor plants with their blooms or our bloom day would be nearly bloomless.

    Bloom Day/Foliage Day Combo-February 2010 « Fairegarden

  • The wisteria covered pergola was leafless and bloomless.

    A Place To Dream « Fairegarden

  • But there are still the orchids, and more are in bud in the greenhouse to help us get through the bloomless times.

    Searching For December Bloom Day « Fairegarden

  • The bloomless foliage of the daffodils seem to dominate the scene.

    Front Garden « Fairegarden

  • The fairness of his complexion is revealed by his habitation among the flowers; for he dwells not amid bloomless or fading beauties, whether of body or soul or aught else, but in the place of flowers and scents, there he sits and abides.

    thispain Diary Entry

  • The fairness of his complexion is revealed by his habitation among the flowers; for he dwells not amid bloomless or fading beauties, whether of body or soul or aught else, but in the place of flowers and scents, there he sits and abides.

    The Symposium

  • The winter afternoon was reddening towards evening, and already a ruby light was rolled over the bloomless beds, filling them, as it were, with the ghosts of the dead roses.

    The Father Brown Omnibus

  • The winter afternoon was reddening towards evening, and already a ruby light was rolled over the bloomless beds, filling them, as it were, with the ghosts of the dead roses.

    The Innocence of Father Brown: The Flying Stars

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