Definition of "abloom" [a•bloom]

  • Being in bloom; flowering. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "abloom" in a sentence
  • "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."