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.
The definition of budding is something that is just starting to grow or show promise.
a type of asexual reproduction in which a new individual or branch develops from an outgrowth on the body of a plant or certain lower animals
Origin of buddingsee bud, noun
Being in an early developmental stage: a gallery with the works of budding artists.
- That is beginning to develop.
- He's a budding deejay.
- Present participle of bud.