KJV Dictionary Definition: bloom



1. Blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud.

While opening blooms diffuse their sweets around.

2. The opening of flowers in general; flowers open, or in a state of blossoming; as, the trees are clothed with bloom.

3. The state of youth, resembling that of blossoms; a state of opening manhood, life,beauty, and vigor; a state of health and growth, promising higher perfection; as the bloom of youth.

4. The blue color upon plums and grapes newly gathered.

BLOOM, v.i. To produce or yield blossoms; to flower.

1. To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show the beauty of youth; as blooming graces.

BLOOM, v.t. To put forth as blossoms.

Charitable affection bloomed them. Not in use.

BLOOM, n. L. plumbum, lead, properly a lump.

A mass of iron that has passed the blomary, or undergone the first hammering.


BLOOM'ING, ppr. Opening in blossoms; flowering; thriving in the health, beauty, and vigor of youth; showing the beauties of youth.

His blooming laurels graced the muse's seat.


BLOOM'INGLY, adv. In a blooming manner.