NounBlossom (plural Blossoms)
- A flower, especially indicative of fruit as seen on a fruit tree etc.; taken collectively as the mass of such flowers.
- The state or season of producing such flowers.
- (intransitive) To have or open into blossoms; to bloom.
- (intransitive) To begin to thrive or flourish.
Adjectives for Blossom
gorgeous; exquisite; cheerful; bright; fabulous; pure; almond; varicolored; lace-like; fragrant; golden; bursting; myriad; pendulous; showy; petaled; wholesome; marsh; blood-like; colorful; holy; peach; tender; blazing; curious; living; blighted; pomegranate; sunlit; gaudy; meek; conical; embowering; faded; minute; brimstone; evanescent; odorous; latent; beauteous; topmost; phantom; vernal; winking; barren; mimic; loveliest; storm-beaten; flaming; proud.
Verbs for Blossom
bear—; burst into—; clip—; cover with — nip—! press—; produce—; put forth —s scatter —s; shed —s; shower down —; trim—; yield—; —buds; —dances; —fades —flowers; —flutters down; —grows ; — opens; —promises; —unfolds; —withers.
Adverbs for Blossom
magnificently; simultaneously; luxuriantly; fabulously; gorgeously; pendulously; colorfully; curiously; gaudily; conically; evanescently; odorously; vernally; winkingly; flamingly.
- (have or open into blossoms): bloom, come into bloom, come into blossom, flower
- (begin to thrive or flourish): bloom, flourish, grow, prosper, thrive
advance, anthesis, batten, be in bloom, be in flower, bear fruit, bloom, blooming, blossoming, blow, blowing, blush, boom, brew, bring to maturity, bud, burgeon, burst into bloom, capitulum, come to fruition, corymb, cyme, develop, effloresce, efflorescence, evolute, evolve, fatten, floreate, florescence, floret, floriculture, floscule, flourish, flower, flowerage, floweret, flowering, flush, full bloom, gardening, gather, germinate, glow, grow, grow fat, grow up, horticulture, hortorium, hypertrophy, increase, inflorescence, leaf, maturate, mature, mellow, mushroom, open, outgrow, overdevelop, overgrow, overtop, panicle, posy, procreate, progress, pullulate, raceme, reach its season, reach maturity, reproduce, ripe, ripen, shoot, shoot up, spike, spring up, sprout, sprout up, thrive, tower, umbel, unfold, unfolding, unfoldment, upshoot, upspear, upspring, upsprout, vegetate, wax, wildflower
Middle English blosme, from Old English blōstm, blōstma, from Proto-Germanic *blōstama (compare West Frisian bluossem, Dutch bloesem), from *blōstaz (compare German Blust), from Proto-Indo-European *bhloh-s- 'bloom, blossom' (compare Latin flōs 'flower, Flōra 'goddess of plants'), from *bhel- 'to bloom, thrive'. More at blow.
- blasom (Jamaican English)