adjective bud·ding \ˈbə-diŋ\

: beginning to develop

: beginning to become successful

Full Definition of BUDDING

:  being in an early stage of development <budding novelists>

Examples of BUDDING

  1. her budding career as a lawyer
  2. <the budding romance between the coworkers was the talk of the office>

First Known Use of BUDDING


Rhymes with BUDDING

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a noisy boisterous band or parade
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