Definitions for wallflowerˈwɔlˌflaʊ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wallflower(noun)

    any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers

  2. wallflower, Cheiranthus cheiri, Erysimum cheiri(noun)

    perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum

  3. wallflower(noun)

    remains on sidelines at social event

Wiktionary

  1. wallflower(Noun)

    Several short-lived herbs or shrubs of the Erysimum genus with bright yellow to red flowers.

  2. wallflower(Noun)

    A person who is socially awkward, especially one who does not dance at a party due to shyness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wallflower(noun)

    a perennial, cruciferous plant (Cheiranthus Cheiri), with sweet-scented flowers varying in color from yellow to orange and deep red. In Europe it very common on old walls

  2. Wallflower(noun)

    a lady at a ball, who, either from choice, or because not asked to dance, remains a spectator


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