burgeoning

adjective
bur·​geon·​ing | \ ˈbər-jə-niŋ How to pronounce burgeoning (audio) \

Definition of burgeoning

: growing, expanding, or developing rapidly a burgeoning market/industry a burgeoning city Colorado's burgeoning marijuana industry had struggled under its own astonishing success since legal recreational sales began Jan. 1.— David Migoya

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The 26-year-old, who was born and raised in Copenhagen, has recently set up a new atelier for her burgeoning fashion label in the city center of the Danish capital, on a quiet, affluent street near The King’s Garden. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Emilie Helmstedt Is Writing Her Own Danish Fairy Tale With Whimsical Clothes," 22 Mar. 2019 One team source says preliminary discussions with San Antonio revealed the Spurs have strong interest in a package involving burgeoning forwards Dario Saric and Robert Covington as well as a future first-round pick. Jake Fischer, SI.com, "Sources: Sixers Weighing Various Trade Packages for Kawhi Leonard," 28 June 2018 The next day everyone flew back to Heathrow on separate flights, clutching gallon jugs of olive oil from the estate and nursing burgeoning grudges. Janine Di Giovanni, Town & Country, "Is Brexit Ruining London Dinner Parties?," 25 Feb. 2019 And Charles Knows Country Bucharest is getting its first real luxury hotel this year (the Corinthia) and has a burgeoning food scene. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "The Best Places to Travel in 2019," 7 Dec. 2018 The Vanderpump Rules-esque docuseries will take viewers behind the scenes of Lohan's burgeoning business empire, which includes the launch of her very own hotspot in Mykonos, Greece called Lohan Beach House. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "The First Look at Lindsay Lohan's New Reality Show Is Here, and I Have Questions," 30 July 2018 What transformed the ailing backwater was Europe’s burgeoning leisure class, whose members arrived on vacation, seeking the healthful climate and affordable places to stay during the winter. James Mcauley, Town & Country, "The Tragic, Fascinating History of Santo Sospir," 13 Aug. 2018 As Heidi might know, not only does Texas have fantastic vegan food and a burgeoning tech industry hub in Austin, but there’s also a lot of hair dye in a state famous for coiffures as big as its attitude. Emily Bloch, Teen Vogue, "Here's What Texas Stylists Have to Say About Ted Cruz's "Hair Dye" Comment," 10 Sep. 2018 Thompson was also a burgeoning inventor who had previously created a seamless stocking machine. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, "From Death Traps to Disneyland: The 600-Year History of the Roller Coaster," 13 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of burgeoning

1869, in the meaning defined above

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