- loose trousers gathered at the knee, formerly worn by women as part of a gymnasium, riding, or other sports outfit.
- women's underpants of similar, but less bulky, design.
- the trousers of a bloomer outfit.
- any of various women's garments with full-cut legs gathered at the bottom edge.
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But the region, for lack of a better term, was a late bloomer.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families|Abby Haglage|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
School is hard, and I was a late-bloomer in finding out who I was and how to be myself.Natalie Dormer Talks ‘Hunger Games,’ Feminism, and Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Needs More Dick|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its leadership relies, increasingly, on half-hearted, inexperienced freelancers or unskilled, late-bloomer recruits.Fawaz A. Gerges on How the Arab Spring Beat Al Qaeda|Fawaz A. Gerges|May 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
An early bloomer in the kitchen, chef Jamie Bissonnette gravitated toward cooking shows instead of cartoons.
The lithe former Betty Bloomer loved clothes and a good party.
It is a very free bloomer, and should be given a place in all collections.Amateur Gardencraft|Eben E. Rexford
Before Captain Bloomer received the letter, the last spark of anger in his breast had given place to paternal anxiety.
In the evening the cousins drove away, leaving Miss Bloomer in anything but a pleasant mood.
Miss Bloomer's reputation was at stake, and the sergeant's life endangered, as will afterwards appear.
Then I saw the cabin and a little lady in almost bloomer dress milking the cow.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail|Ezra Meeker