The budding branch of an apple blossom tree.
- An example of something that would be described as budding is a plant that has just begun to grow branches and leaves.
- An example of something that would be described as budding is the new career of a talented person who shows great promise in the field.
Origin of buddingsee bud,
- That is beginning to develop.
- He's a budding deejay.
- Present participle of bud.