flower people


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flower people

pl.n. Informal
Flower children.

flow′er peo`ple


n.
flower children.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.flower people - a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960sflower people - a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music
youth subculture - a minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members; often characterized by its adoption of a particular music genre
flower child, hippie, hippy, hipster - someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
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We're going to dress as flower people at the weekend, too.
Posters were psychedelic, people fell in (and out) of love overnight and flower people appeared wearing roses in their hair and painted flowers on their bodies, all too often on public show in streets, clubs or pubs.
Who could forget such classics as "(Listen to The) Flower People," "Stonehenge," "Big Bottom," "Sex Farm" and "Tonight I'm Gonna Rock You Tonight.
And yes, I was one of those flower people and I did wear a kaftan and flowers in my hair.
uk 3 LISTEN TO THE FLOWER PEOPLE Keep an eye on how your precious plants are doing with this soil monitor which will Tweet updates as to the condition of their pots.
This idea also recurs throughout Mary Peabody Mann's botany book entitled The Flower People (1842).
This the paradisiacal time of the flower people was remembered as the Age of the Sun.
They are a group of flower people who live in the garden with their friend, Bumble the Bee, and their foe, Stingo the wasp.
At Christmas Blodau Racca, the flower people, couldn't come because all their flowers were frozen and there have been times we've had to hold onto the marquee it's been so windy.
Providing a fun selection of music from rock and roll, punk, alternative, and classic rock for a superb interest for children ages 5 and older, Eat Every Bean And Pea On Your Plate offers young listeners exciting songs including: It's a Kids' World (3:43); For Those About to Walk, We Salute You (3:58); Cryin' in the Dugout (3:42); Irritation Man (3:00); Blitzkrieg Bop (Kids' Beat Bop) (1:57); Hang Up and Drive (3:41); To Sir with Love (instrumental) (2:26); Pink Floyd Saves Hugh Manatee (4:10); Dads Who Rock (3:06); Listen to the Flower People (2:22); I Never Twang For My Father (instrumental) (2:08); The Guy Who Couldn't Make a Rhyme (6:26); and the title track Eat Every Bean and Pea on Your Plate (2:44).