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mushroom

Synonyms of mushroom in English:

noun

  • 1 the mushrooms thrive in this warm wet weather
  • verb

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  • 1 ecotourism mushroomed in the 1980s
    proliferate, grow/develop rapidly, burgeon, spread, increase, expand, boom, explode, snowball, rocket, skyrocket;
    thrive, flourish, prosper
    [Antonyms] contract
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