to grow or develop quickly; flourish:
The town burgeoned into a city. He burgeoned into a fine actor.
to begin to grow, as a bud; put forth buds, shoots, etc., as a plant (often followed by out, forth).
to put forth, as buds.
a bud; sprout.
The Expositor’s Bible: The First Book of Kings F. W. Farrar
The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 Various
Adventures in Criticism Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Expositor’s Bible:The Book of Numbers Robert A. Watson
a variant spelling of burgeon
often foll by forth or out. (of a plant) to sprout (buds)
(intransitive; often foll by forth or out) to develop or grow rapidly; flourish
a bud of a plant
Paul [pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA), 1852–1935, French novelist and critic. a suburb of Paris: former airport, landing site for Charles A. Lindbergh, May 1927. Historical Examples The Strand Magazine, Vol. 1 – No. 1, Various Trapped in ‘Black Russia’ Ruth Pierce Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2) William Henry Atherton Cosmopolis, Complete Paul Bourget Diary […]
French name of Burgundy. Historical Examples Les Misrables Victor Hugo The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Edward E. Hale Rheims and the Battles for its Possession Various The Story of the Great War, Volume VIII (of VIII) various The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas Repertory Of The […]
Habib ben Ali [hah-beeb ben ah-lee] /ˈhɑ bib bɛn ˈɑ li/ (Show IPA), 1903–2000, leader in Tunisian independence movements: president of Tunisia 1957–87. noun Habib ben Ali (hæˈbɪb bɛn ˈɑːlɪ). 1903–2000, Tunisian statesman: president of Tunisia (1957–87); a moderate and an advocate of gradual social change. He was deposed in a coup and kept under […]
Burgundy (def 5). Historical Examples Handbook of Medical Entomology William Albert Riley Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold The Regent’s Daughter Alexandre Dumas (Pere) The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt L’Assommoir Emile Zola The Regent’s Daughter Alexandre Dumas (Pere) The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere) L’Assommoir Emile Zola The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale