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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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3 CENTRAL VALLEY, CAjohn Muir hiked here in spring and called it "the floweriest piece of world I ever walked" These days, Bear Valley Road, off State 20 northwest of Sacramento, may be the floweriest place in all of California.
/ Ho-ho." Or, "the floweriest flowers dewed with the dewiest dew." The man on the dump's tentative resolution comes when the moon finally creeps above the pile of images upon which he sits, on its own: "the moon comes up as the moon," he says, into an "empty sky." It seems likely that Bishop nods at Stevens here, though her subject is finally quite different, shifting from Stevens's concern with how to say reality to her own with how to see it.
'This must be the floweriest place That earth allows; the queenly face Of the proud mansion borrows grace for grace Spite of those brute guns lowing at the skies.'