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ˈflaʊ ə riflow·e·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. floweryadjective

    of or relating to or suggestive of flowers

    "a flowery hat"; "flowery wine"

  2. flowery, ornateadjective

    marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details

    "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton


  1. floweryadjective

    Pertaining to flowers.

  2. floweryadjective

    Decorated with flowers.

  3. floweryadjective

    Of a speech or piece of writing: too complicated; elaborate; with grandiloquent expressions; bombastic; verbose.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Floweryadjective

    Full of flowers; adorned with flowers real or fictitious.

    Etymology: from flower.

    My mother Circe, with the syrens three,
    Amid’st the flow’ry kirtl’d Naiades. John Milton.

    Day’s harbinger
    Comes dancing from the East, and leads with her
    The flow’ry May, who from her green lap throws
    The yellow cowslip and the pale primrose. John Milton.

    O’er his fair limbs a flow’ry vest he threw. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.

    To her the shady grove, the flow’ry field,
    The streams and fountains, no delight could yield. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Floweryadjective

    full of flowers; abounding with blossoms

  2. Floweryadjective

    highly embellished with figurative language; florid; as, a flowery style

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flowery in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flowery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of flowery in a Sentence

  1. Amit Ray:

    Ability makes the opportunity flowery.

  2. Fawaz Gerges:

    If The US leaves, people across the region will think that despite his flowery rhetorical devices, Donald Trump does not really have a strategy for the Middle East and at the end of the day will fold and go home.

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