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flow·er·y

 (flou′ə-rē)
adj. flow·er·i·er, flow·er·i·est
1. Of, relating to, or suggestive of flowers: a flowery perfume.
2. Abounding in or covered with flowers.
3. Full of ornate or grandiloquent expressions; highly embellished: a flowery speech.

flow′er·i·ness n.

flowery

(ˈflaʊərɪ)
adj
1. abounding in flowers
2. decorated with flowers or floral patterns
3. like or suggestive of flowers: a flowery scent.
4. (Rhetoric) (of language or style) elaborate; ornate
ˈfloweriness n

flow•er•y

(ˈflaʊ ə ri)

adj. , -er•i•er, -er•i•est.
1. covered with or having many flowers.
2. decorated with floral designs.
3. rhetorically ornate or precious: flowery language.
4. resembling a flower, as in fragrance.
[1300–50]
flow′er•i•ness, n.
syn: See bombastic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.flowery - of or relating to or suggestive of flowers; "a flowery hat"; "flowery wine"
2.flowery - marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
rhetorical - given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"

flowery

adjective
1. floral, flower-patterned The baby was dressed in a flowery jumpsuit.

flowery

adjective
Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style:
Translations
مُزَيَّن بالزُّهورمُنَمَّق، مُوَشّى
květnatýozdobený květykvětinový
blomstretsvulstig
flúraîur, málskrúîuguròakinn blómum
kvetnatý
cvetličen
çiçeklisüslü

flowery

[ˈflaʊərɪ] ADJ [meadow, field] → florido; [fragrance, perfume] → de flores; [fabric, dress, wallpaper] → de flores, floreado; [language] → florido

flowery

[ˈflaʊəri] adj
(= full of flowers) → fleuri(e)
(= flower-patterned) → à fleurs
[language] → fleuri(e)
(= floral) [scent] → fleuri(e)

flowery

adj
fabric, clothes, wallpapergeblümt; fragrance, perfume, scentblumig; a flowery field/meadowein Feld nt/eine Wiese voller Blumen
(fig: = elaborate) speech, languageblumig

flowery

[ˈflaʊərɪ] adj (meadow) → fiorito/a, in fiore; (dress, material) → a fiori; (style, speech) → fiorito/a

flower

(ˈflauə) noun
the part of a plant or tree from which fruit or seed grows, often brightly coloured and sometimes including the stem on which it grows. a bunch of flowers.
verb
(of plants etc) to produce flowers. This plant flowers in early May.
ˈflowered adjective
having a pattern of flowers. flowered material.
ˈflowery adjective
1. having, or decorated with, flowers. a flowery hat.
2. (of language) using ornamental words and phrases; poetic. a flowery speech.
ˈflower-bed noun
a piece of earth prepared and used for the growing of plants.
ˈflower-pot noun
a container made of earthenware, plastic etc in which a plant is grown.
in flower
(of a plant) having flowers in bloom. These trees are in flower in May.
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