bloomer

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1bloom·er

noun \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of BLOOMER

1
:  a plant that blooms
2
:  a person who reaches full competence or maturity <he was a late bloomer as a writer>
3
[blooming] :  a stupid blunder

First Known Use of BLOOMER

1727

Rhymes with BLOOMER

2bloo·mer

noun \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of BLOOMER

1
:  a costume for women consisting of a skirt over long loose trousers gathered closely about the ankles
2
plural
a :  full loose trousers gathered at the knee formerly worn by women for athletics
b :  underpants of similar design worn chiefly by girls and women

Origin of BLOOMER

Amelia Bloomer
First Known Use: 1851

Bloom·er

biographical name \ˈblü-mər\

Definition of BLOOMER

Amelia 1818–1894 née Jenks Am. reformer

Rhymes with BLOOMER

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