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flowery

[ flou-uh-ree ]
/ ˈflaʊ ə ri /
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adjective, flow·er·i·er, flow·er·i·est.

covered with or having many flowers.
decorated with floral designs.
rhetorically ornate or precious: flowery language.
resembling a flower in fragrance: a Rhine wine with a flowery aroma.

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Origin of flowery

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at flower, -y1
3. See bombastic.
flow·er·i·ly, adverbflow·er·i·ness, nounun·flow·er·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for flowery

flowery
/ (ˈflaʊərɪ) /

adjective

abounding in flowers
decorated with flowers or floral patterns
like or suggestive of flowersa flowery scent
(of language or style) elaborate; ornate
floweriness, noun
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