Definition of blooming in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbluːmɪŋ


[attributive] British informal
  • Used to express annoyance or for emphasis: of all the blooming cheek! [as submodifier]: a blooming good read
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    • I saw how the fine form of man was degraded and wasted; I beheld the corruption of death succeed to the blooming cheek of life; I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.
    • After the arduous editing process, Lloyd himself ‘wasn't really in the best physical condition to turn round and start doing a blooming topical puppet show’.
    • There were rats, rats, as big as blooming cats, in the quartermaster's store.

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