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[bloo-mee] /ˈblu mi/
adjective, bloomier, bloomiest.
covered with blossoms; in full flower.
Botany. having a bloom, as fruit.
Origin of bloomy
First recorded in 1585-95; bloom1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Looked on the orchard, a bloomy sea, with its billows of blossoms.

    Poems William D. Howells
  • The grouse are by us undisturbed in their bloomy mountain covert.

  • She had brought to Mother Binning a basket heaped with bloomy plums.


    Mary Johnston
  • There must be too a ruin dark, and gloomy, To say "joy not too much in all that's bloomy."

    Poems 1817 John Keats
  • The radiant, or glowing, bloomy neutrality of effect is that which it is most desirable that a carpet should present.

    Principles of Decorative Design

    Christopher Dresser
  • It was the day following the funeral of sweet Lily Lawrence—a sunny day, fragrant and bloomy with the wealth of summer.

  • There are blueberries growing abundantly among the rocks—huge clusters of them, bloomy and luscious as the grapes of Eshcol.

    Little Rivers Henry van Dyke
  • He declined, moreover, to assist in elucidating the telegram by 'looking here,' and poring over the lines beside a bloomy cheek.

  • The entire plain is covered with wild fennel, six to eight feet in height, and literally blazing with its bloomy yellow tops.

    The Lands of the Saracen Bayard Taylor
  • Generally the blacks dyed on wool with these dyes are very fine, have a full, bloomy appearance, and are very fast.

British Dictionary definitions for bloomy


adjective bloomier, bloomiest
having a fine whitish coating on the surface, such as on the rind of a cheese
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