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.
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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
a hamburger. Warren Earl, 1907–1995, U.S. jurist: chief justice of the U.S. 1969–86. a combining form extracted from hamburger, occurring in compounds the initial element of which denotes a special garnish for a hamburger or a substitute ingredient for the meat patty: baconburger; cheeseburger; fishburger. Contemporary Examples Burger King’s New French Fries Took Ten Years […]
burger-flip To work at a fast-food restaurant To work for low and insufficient wages: the average worker has a family, which a burger-flipping job won’t feed (1990s+)
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American History. a representative in the popular branch of the colonial legislature of Virginia or Maryland. (formerly) a representative of a borough in the British Parliament. Rare. an inhabitant of an English borough. Anthony, 1917–93, English novelist and critic. (Frank) Gelett [juh-let] /dʒəˈlɛt/ (Show IPA), 1866–1951, U.S. illustrator and humorist. Thornton Waldo, 1874–1965, U.S. author, […]