budding

adjective bud·ding \ ˈbə-diŋ \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of budding

: being in an early stage of development
  • budding novelists

Examples of budding in a Sentence

  1. her budding career as a lawyer

  2. the budding romance between the coworkers was the talk of the office

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First Known Use of budding

circa 1586

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BUDDING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of budding for English Language Learners

  • : beginning to develop

  • : beginning to become successful



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