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Definition of "blossom" []

  • A flower or cluster of flowers. (noun)
  • The condition or time of flowering: peach trees in blossom. (noun)
  • A period or condition of maximum development. See Synonyms at bloom1. (noun)
  • To come into flower; bloom. (verb-intransitive)
  • To develop; flourish: The child blossomed into a beauty. (verb-intransitive)

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 "blossom" in a sentence
  • "It takes, like the aloe, a long time to flower, but the blossom is all the more precious when it appears."
  • "Nov 19th, 2009 at 2: 12 pm registered: thanks for the heads up on the squash/pumpkin blossom quesadillas. i love those things."
  • "New ideas and innovations, though sowed in the firmament of hard knowledge, blossom from the more ethereal creative flights of fancy that the arts encourages."