Definition of blooming adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbluːmɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbluːmɪŋ//
; BrE BrE//ˈblʊmɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʊmɪŋ//
[only before noun] adverb (British English, informal)
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a mild swear word, used to emphasize a comment or a statement, especially an angry one What blooming awful weather! Word Originlate Middle English: from bloom + -ing, used as a euphemism for bloody1.

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