- flowering, fruiting, or ripening early, as plants or fruit.
- bearing blossoms before leaves, as plants.
- appearing before leaves, as flowers.
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Woods participated in that December event alongside his 11-year-old son, Charlie, who wowed onlookers with his precocious skill.Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery again and is sidelined for at least several weeks|Des Bieler|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
The boom has come about because of the dedicated pitmasters and because of newcomers to the scene, three of whom made this list on their first attempt, including a precocious husband-and-wife team that debuted at No.The best barbecue joints in the D.C. area|Tim Carman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The film highlights four characters from the 2018 class, all of whom share an intense, precocious passion for politics but come from very different backgrounds—and often embrace opposing ideologies.Everything Our Editors Loved in October|The Editors|November 3, 2020|Outside Online
This will be salutary, and will deflate some of the pomposity-born-of-precociousness that bedevils Obama.10 Truths About the British Vote|Tunku Varadarajan|May 5, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Is not its seeming wisdom rather the precociousness of what is destined never to go far?
That it should be practicable thus to entrust one infant to another proves the precociousness of children.
He had laughed with the others at the Kid's quaint precociousness of speech and at his frank worship of range men and range life.The Flying U's Last Stand|B. M. Bower
He was unusually bright, and gave promise, in his deportment and youthful precociousness, of reaching a splendid manhood.A Prince of Anahuac|James A. Porter
He had seen in her precociousness, her healthy delight in books, nothing astonishing, and he had known nothing of her scribbling.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson