budding budding  /ˈbə dɪŋ/


  1. (n) a partially opened flower
  2. (n) a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
  3. (v) develop buds
  4. (v) start to grow or develop
  5. (n) reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
  6. (adj) beginning to develop


  1. Briony Tallis, the intricate English girl at the center of Atonement, is a budding writer.
  2. Not surprisingly, they became actively involved in the budding United Automobile, Aircraft and Agricultural Implement Workers Union.
  3. There's no telling if the budding recovery in credit markets will stick, and at this point a recession appears all but certain.


  1. Budding artist shows off talent

    Ashley Vining of Frisco is the winner of the Budding Artist Drawing Contest sponsored by Star Local Media and Calloway's Nursery.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Celina Record

  2. Browner: Like to wring Jim Harbaugh's neck

    Cornerback Brandon Browner added some more fuel to the fire in the budding rivalry between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. New Subduction Zone Forming Off Spain's Coast

    A budding subduction zone offshore of Spain heralds the start of a new cycle that will one day pull the Atlantic Ocean seafloor into the bowels of the Earth, a new study suggests.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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  1. "He has a budding record of success, having implemented sound, common sense business practices since he took office in 2007 and started rebuilding his great state," Sessions said.
    on Jan 23, 2009 By: Pete Sessions Source: Hindu

  2. Broderick says SJP is "worse than me on that," and that their 5-year-old-son, James Wilkie is "already curious. He'll see a cigarette butt and say, 'What is that? Why do people smoke?' I can just see the little budding gene of a smoker in...
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Matthew Broderick Source: X17 Online (blog)

  3. Stressing that the shorter Twenty20 version of cricket was not in the interest of the sport, Dasgupta said: "Cricket is being maligned in the country. Wrong message is given to the budding cricketers to join the Twenty20 and earn crores."...
    on Apr 19, 2010 By: Gurudas Dasgupta Source: Hindustan Times

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