from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or suggestive of flowers.
  • adjective Abounding in or covered with flowers.
  • adjective Full of ornate or grandiloquent expressions; highly embellished.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of flowers; consisting of or abounding with blossoms: as, a flowery field.
  • Adorned with figures or imitations of flowers: as, a flowery pattern.
  • Richly embellished with figurative language; overwrought in figurative expression; florid: as, a flowery style.
  • Synonyms See florid.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of flowers; abounding with blossoms.
  • adjective Highly embellished with figurative language; florid.
  • adjective China.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective not comparable Pertaining to flowers.
  • adjective Decorated with flowers.
  • adjective Of a speech or piece of writing: too complicated; elaborate; with grandiloquent expressions; bombastic; verbose.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of flowers
  • adjective marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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