Synonyms for budding
- bursting forth
- shooting up
Antonyms for budding
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUDDING
With her gentle virgin face she was like a candid, budding lily.
My budding Daphne wanted scope To bourgeon all her flowers of hope.
The thrush sang his two syllables on the budding guelder-rose.
Tilney is looking beautiful, and the trees are budding as if it were spring.
The very leaves of the budding trees of spring were outlined in gold.
In grafting or budding the scion is inserted upon the stock.
The introduction: "The rose is fairest when it is budding new."
I guess he had the budding pride of authorship in him, just as all the rest of us have it in us.
That is why we have these discussions of budding and grafting.
You can see at a glance how it would shut out a budding Nelson or a Wellington.
late 14c., budde, origin unknown, perhaps from Old French boter "push forward, thrust," itself a Germanic word (cf. Dutch bot "bud," Old Saxon budil "bag, purse," German Beutel), or perhaps from Old English budd "beetle."