Bloomer

[bloo-mer]

noun

Amelia Jenks [jengks] /dʒɛŋks/, 1818–94, U.S. social reformer and women's-rights leader.

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British Dictionary definitions for amelia jenks bloomer

bloomer

1

noun

a plant that flowers, esp in a specified waya night bloomer

bloomer

2

noun

British informal a stupid mistake; blunder

Word Origin for bloomer

C20: from blooming

bloomer

3

noun

British a medium-sized loaf, baked on the sole of the oven, glazed and notched on top

Word Origin for bloomer

C20: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for amelia jenks bloomer

bloomer

n.

1730, agent noun from bloom (v.).

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