Definition of outbloom

transitive verb

: to exceed in bloom outbloomed all other flowers in the garden

intransitive verb

[out entry 1 + bloom]
1 : to come into bloom outbloomed in glories manifold— Clinton Scollard
2 : to have finished blooming her azaleas which were famous but all outbloomed by the time we got there— Catherine Hutter

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out- + bloom

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“Outbloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outbloom. Accessed 5 May. 2021.

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