\ ˈblü-mē How to pronounce bloomy (audio) \

Definition of bloomy

1 : full of bloom
2 : covered with bloom bloomy plums
3 : showing freshness or vitality all the bloomy flush of life is fled— Oliver Goldsmith
4 : having or being a thin, whitish rind formed on cheese by exposure to mold … a sophisticated bohemian crowd sipping Baltic whites with their bloomy cheeses.— Lesley Bargar Suter Soft cheeses usually have a soft interior and a bloomy rind—a rind that is pliable and edible.— Peggy Cullen

First Known Use of bloomy

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bloomy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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