transitive verb

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

intransitive verb

[out entry 1 + bloom]
: to come into bloom
outbloomed in glories manifoldClinton Scollard
: to have finished blooming
her azaleas which were famous but all outbloomed by the time we got thereCatherine Hutter

Word History


out- + bloom

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“Outbloom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outbloom. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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