Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: blossom
IPA transcription: [bl'ɑsəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flower, bloom, blossom
    Meaning: reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bloom, blossom, flower
    Meaning: produce or yield flowers; "The cherry tree bloomed"
  • Synonyms: blossom, blossom_out, blossom_forth, unfold
    Meaning: develop or come to a promising stage; "Youth blossomed into maturity"
Usage examples
  • But every morning the fruit was gone, and the boughs were bare of blossom, without anyone being able to discover who was the thief.
  • Act is the blossom of thought, and joy and suffering are its fruits; thus does a man garner in the sweet and bitter fruitage of his own husbandry.
  • It looked like a rose dipped in milk, she thought, this pink and white blossom of girlhood, or like a pink cherub, with its halo of pale yellow hair, finer than floss silk.
  • It is impossible, and even undesirable, to have a garden in blossom all over, and groups of flower-beauty are all the more enjoyable for being more or less isolated by stretches of intervening greenery.
  • Every piece of fagot in the pile had taken root, and thrown out branches, and appeared a thick hedge, large and high, covered with roses, while above all bloomed a white and shining blossom that glittered like a star.
  • The Daimio ordered that henceforth the old man should call himself by the name of Hana-Saka-Jijii, or "The Old Man who makes the Trees to Blossom," and that henceforth all were to recognize him by this name, and he sent him home with great honor.
  • Her poor parents hung in mute anxiety over this fading blossom of their hopes, still flattering themselves that it might again revive to freshness and that the bright unearthly bloom which sometimes flushed her cheek might be the promise of returning health.
  • "Perperia all fresh bedewed, Freshen all the neighbourhood; By the woods, on the highway, As thou goest, to God now pray: O my God, upon the plain, Send thou us a still, small rain; That the fields may fruitful be, And vines in blossom we may see; That the grain be full and sound, And wealthy grow the folks around."