The budding relationship between the ornery sexagenarian and the precocious young child ultimately gives the film its momentum.
budding designers learn the ins and outs of the fashion industry over four intense days in New York.
Bad intentions are dwarfed by better sentiments, and calamity is likely to strengthen this budding capsule of peace.
With all-night partying and shopping out of the way, keep your eyes peeled for the budding museum scene.
At least initially, neither of the primary defendants had terribly high hopes for their budding operation.
The young cataracts, as they danced down the ravine, laughed to the budding flowers.
I guess he had the budding pride of authorship in him, just as all the rest of us have it in us.
Mr. Jones: In our experience the soaking of wood does not injure it for budding, but it does for grafting.
You can see at a glance how it would shut out a budding Nelson or a Wellington.
The budding creature had learned to know its patient nurse, and to love him better than all its little world.
late 14c., budde, origin unknown, perhaps from Old French boter "push forward, thrust," itself a Germanic word (cf. Dutch bot "bud," Old Saxon budil "bag, purse," German Beutel), or perhaps from Old English budd "beetle."
c.1400; see bud (n.). Related: Budded; budding.
budding bud·ding (bŭd'ĭng)
A small, rounded anatomical structure or organic part, such as a taste bud.
An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
To put forth or cause to put forth buds.
To reproduce asexually by forming a bud.
A form of asexual reproduction in living organisms in which new individuals form from outgrowths (buds) on the bodies of mature organisms. These outgrowths grow by means of mitotic cell division. Many simple multicellular animals such as hydras and unicellular organisms such as yeasts reproduce by budding.
Verb To form or produce a bud or buds.
Marijuana: There was no pain yet, just numbness, kind of like smoking bud
[1980s+ Teenagers; fr Budda, Buddha sticks, earlier terms for marijuana]