Word of the Day: Burgeon

By Daniel Scocco

background image 315

Burgeon (bûr’jən), which can also be spelt as bourgeon, means to grow, sprout or blossom.

Howard also announced a cash payment of $720 for each adult and $400 for each child who lost their homes — an initial response that was expected to burgeon quickly to millions of dollars in aid. (USAToday.com)

The firm risks stifling potential money-spinners with a burgeoning bureaucracy. (Economist.com)

Want to improve your English in five minutes a day? Get a subscription and start receiving our writing tips and exercises daily!

Keep learning! Browse the Word of the Day category, check our popular posts, or choose a related post below:

2 Responses to “Word of the Day: Burgeon”

  • Adma Y. Nggadas

    i am interested in English a lot and i would be happy to get everythings relates to English.

  • pranav

    Thanks for providing so much good knowledge and important words. Please mail me how to write simple sentence, use of modals, conditionals.

Leave a comment: