\ ə-ˈblüm How to pronounce abloom (audio) \

Definition of abloom

: abounding with blooms : blooming

Examples of abloom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On a midsummer day earlier this year, the pohutukawa trees were abloom in a blaze of red, and kids on vacation zoomed about on scooters and skateboards. Mara Johnson-groh, Popular Science, "New Zealand’s bold rat-control campaign sees its first wave of successes," 26 May 2020

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First Known Use of abloom

1729, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abloom

a- entry 1 + bloom entry 2

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The first known use of abloom was in 1729

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26 Jun 2020

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“Abloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abloom. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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