Definitions for flowery
ˈflaʊ ə riflow·e·ry
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of or relating to or suggestive of flowers
"a flowery hat"; "flowery wine"
marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
"a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton
Pertaining to flowers.
Decorated with flowers.
Of a speech or piece of writing: too complicated; elaborate; with grandiloquent expressions; bombastic; verbose.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
Flower is a video game developed by Thatgamecompany and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was designed by Jenova Chen and Nicholas Clark and was released in February 2009 on the PlayStation 3, via the PlayStation Network. PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita versions of the game were ported by Bluepoint Games and released in November 2013. An iOS version was released in September 2017, and a Windows version was released in February 2019, both published by Annapurna Interactive. The game was intended as a "spiritual successor" to Flow, a previous title by Chen and Thatgamecompany. In Flower, the player controls the wind, blowing a flower petal through the air using the movement of the game controller. Flying close to flowers results in the player's petal being followed by other flower petals. Approaching flowers may also have side-effects on the game world, such as bringing vibrant color to previously dead fields or activating stationary wind turbines. The game features no text or dialogue, forming a narrative arc primarily through visual representation and emotional cues. Flower was primarily intended to arouse positive emotions in the player, rather than to be a challenging and "fun" game. This focus was sparked by Chen, who felt that the primary purpose of entertainment products like video games was the feelings that they evoked in the audience and that the emotional range of most games was very limited. The team viewed their efforts as creating a work of art, removing gameplay elements and mechanics that were not provoking the desired response in the players. The music, composed by Vincent Diamante, dynamically responds to the player's actions and corresponds with the emotional cues in the game. Flower was a critical success, to the surprise of the developers. Reviewers praised the game's music, visuals, and gameplay, calling it a unique and compelling emotional experience. It was named the "best independent game of 2009" at the Spike Video Game Awards, and won the "Casual Game of the Year" award by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences.
Flowery refers to anything that is elaborately or excessively ornamented or complex. In terms of language or speech, it pertains to an overly expressive or fancy rhetoric, embellished with decorative expressions or metaphors. For example, flowery language might be used in poetry or literature. Alternatively, it can relate to literal flowers, having flowers, relating to, or resembling flowers.
full of flowers; abounding with blossoms
highly embellished with figurative language; florid; as, a flowery style
The numerical value of flowery in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of flowery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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