Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Abounding with flowers; flowered; florid; figurative; poetic.

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Usage examples "flowery":

  1. Before her was a path winding amid green and flowery places, and lingering by the side of still waters; while a sunny sky bent over all. - "The Home Mission", T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English.
  2. The American Indian is not without his poetic side, as is proved by the squaw who knelt down on a flowery Brussels carpet, and smoothing it with her hands, said: Hahnsome! - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.
  3. I don't know any of your flowery ways of sayin' things, but there ain't anybody in Longport I'd like better to see at the head of my house. - "The Life of Nancy", Sarah Orne Jewett.