late-blooming late-blooming

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of plants that bloom during the autumn

Usage(s):

  1. It is how the President performs in that context out of the spotlight, in the weeds that will determine how history judges his late-blooming passion for diplomacy.
  2. He needed more than ever to hold the spotlight lest it wander to the late-blooming Rockefeller write-in campaign.
  3. Even nursing homes are finding they must adjust to late-blooming love and its attendant complexities.

News

  • Tom Sharpe | British author, 85

    Tom Sharpe, 85, a late-blooming British writer known for his riotously satirical novels about misguided characters ensnarled in preposterous circumstances, died Thursday in Llafranc, Spain, where he lived. His Spanish publisher, Anagrama, confirmed his death to the Associated Press. He had complications from diabetes.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  • "We tend to be a late-blooming team," Stewart explained. "We plan on doing the same thing we do every week. We're not changing our approach. Every week our goal is to win the race, and that's not going to change. That's how we've won two...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Tony Stewart Source: HardcoreRaceFans.com

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