Pronunciation: (blOO'ming), [key]
1. in bloom; flowering; blossoming.
2. glowing, as with youthful vigor and freshness: blooming cheeks.
3. flourishing; prospering: a blooming business.
4. Chiefly Brit. Slang.(used as an intensifier): He's got his blooming nerve.
Chiefly Brit. Slang.(used as an intensifier): not blooming likely.
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