flower power

[ flou-er pou-er ]

  1. a slogan used by and associated with flower children of the 1960s and 1970s as representative of a movement for nonviolence, passive resistance, and universal love.

Origin of flower power

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for flower power

flower power

  1. informal a youth cult of the late 1960s advocating peace and love, using the flower as a symbol; associated with drug-taking. Its adherents were known as flower children or flower people

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