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flowery

[ flou-uh-ree ]
/ 藞fla蕣 蓹 ri /
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adjective, flow路er路i路er, flow路er路i路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鈥50; see origin at flower, -y1

synonym study for flowery

3. See bombastic.

OTHER WORDS FROM flowery

flow路er路i路ly, adverbflow路er路i路ness, nounun路flow路er路y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for flowery

flowery
/ (藞fla蕣蓹r瑟) /

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

Derived forms of flowery

floweriness, noun
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