from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. That has produced flowers.
  • adj. Decorated with flowers, or images of flowers.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flower.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Covered with flowers; flowery; blooming.
  • Embellished with figures of flowers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers


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  • Other, more tame objects include gentlemen on horseback and women in flowered dresses.

    Antonia Cruz Rafael: the ceramics of Ocumicho, Michoacan

  • Theirs is an artistic life resplendent with red and blue devil masks with delirious eyes and piercing horns alongside men on horseback, two-tailed mermaids, and maidens in flowered dresses.

    Antonia Cruz Rafael: the ceramics of Ocumicho, Michoacan

  • She looked down and saw the woman's feet in flowered Keds, the toe of one shoe covering the toe of the other.

    Ann Packer's 'Molten': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature

  • Catrinas wander through waves of butterflies on other plates, along with likenesses of gaping skulls clothed in flowered hats.

    Catrina: Skeletons take over the art of Capula, Michoacan

  • Then all three drank, whilst the damsels retired and were succeeded by other ten maidens, as they were sparkling stars, clad in flowered silk embroidered with red gold and girt with jewelled zones.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The pageant of the Middle Ages, when hose were hose and covered the whole leg, and jagged sleeves hung down beside them; Elizabeth's ladies with their rigid busks and farthingales; Georgian beauties in flowered paduasoy; the high breasts and flowing draperies of the Regency; and, best of all, the "little milliner," without whose aid, it seems, no scion of the Victorian aristocracy could sow his first wild oats.

    Try Anything Twice

  • Tonsured doll-babies in flowered gowns, such as one buys at home in the Oriental shops, are walking about here alive, and flying queer-shaped kites, with a sort of calm unconscious elfishness befitting dwellers in fairyland.

    In Seven Stages: A Flying Trip Around the World

  • 217 Then the Caliph and Abu Isa and Ali drank and the damsels went away and were succeeded by other ten, all clad in flowered silk of Al – Yaman, brocaded with gold, who sat down on the chairs and sang various songs.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I think because Los Angeles — then the most bourgeois large American city — already had the country’s most architecturally impressive middle-class housing stock, a domestic architecture that flowered from the 1880s through the 1920s, shaped by women’s concerns that could be described as proto-modernist.

    Where Mother Saw Best

  • All of this "flowered" into full-on depression by my junior year of high school.

    Archive 2006-12-01


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