[ flou-er-lahyk ]

  1. resembling or in the shape of a flower; delicate; graceful.

Origin of flowerlike


Words Nearby flowerlike

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How to use flowerlike in a sentence

  • The flowerlike girl looked down at him with a strange glance.

    Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
  • She had a flowerlike face and her simple refinement was charming.

    The Higher Court | Mary Stewart Daggett
  • But the thought of her, flowerlike in the shadow of death, was unendurable.

    Kenny | Leona Dalrymple
  • The girl looked so candid, so flowerlike in her guilelessness, that the thought seemed a pollution.

    A Mere Accident | George Moore
  • Her lovely little head, with its coils of black hair, rose flowerlike from the clinging garment.

    Cheerful--By Request | Edna Ferber