in bloom; in flower
Origin of ablooma- + bloom
Being in bloom; flowering.
- (postpositive) In or into bloom; in a blooming state; having flower blooms unfolding. [Mid 19th century.]
(comparative more abloom, superlative most abloom)
- Blooming; covered in flowers. [Mid 19th century.]
- (figuratively) Having something growing or grown.
- Thriving in health, beauty, and vigor; exhibiting youth-like beauty.
a- (“in”) + bloom (“flower”)