What does florid mean?

Definitions for florid
ˈflɔr ɪd, ˈflɒr-florid

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word florid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aureate, florid, flamboyantadjective

    elaborately or excessively ornamented

    "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech"

  2. rubicund, ruddy, florid, sanguineadjective

    inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life

    "a ruddy complexion"; "Santa's rubicund cheeks"; "a fresh and sanguine complexion"

Wiktionary

  1. floridadjective

    Having a rosy or pale red colour; ruddy.

  2. floridadjective

    Elaborately ornate; flowery.

  3. floridadjective

    In a blatant, vivid, or highly disorganized state.

    Florid psychosis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floridadjective

    covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery

    Etymology: [L. floridus, fr. flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]

  2. Floridadjective

    bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance

    Etymology: [L. floridus, fr. flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]

  3. Floridadjective

    embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence

    Etymology: [L. floridus, fr. flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]

  4. Floridadjective

    flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations

    Etymology: [L. floridus, fr. flos, floris, flower. See Flower.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of florid in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of florid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of florid in a Sentence

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    He loved florid verbiage and jaw-jaw until he cuts himself on Occam's razor.

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  • ярък, зачервен, цветистBulgarian
  • floridoSpanish
  • korusanainen, punakka, runsaasti koristeltuFinnish
  • მოწითალო, ყვავილოვანიGeorgian
  • kiriwheroMāori

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