2. [syn: flowery, ornate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Flowery \Flow"er*y\, a.
1. Full of flowers; abounding with blossoms.
2. Highly embellished with figurative language; florid; as, a
flowery style. --Milton.
The flowery kingdom, China.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of or relating to or suggestive of flowers; "a flowery
hat"; "flowery wine"
2: marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative
details; "a flowery speech"; "ornate rhetoric taught out of
the rule of Plato"-John Milton [syn: flowery, ornate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
114 Moby Thesaurus words for "flowery":
Gongoristic, adorned, affected, allusive, ambrosial, arabesque,
aromatic, artificial, aureate, balmy, baroque, befrilled, blooming,
bloomy, blossoming, bombastic, busy, chichi, colored, declamatory,
decorated, diffuse, efflorescent, elaborate, elaborated, elegant,
embellished, embroidered, essenced, euphuistic, fancy, festooned,
figurative, figured, fine, flamboyant, floral, floreate,
florescent, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid, flowered,
flowering, fragrant, frilly, fruity, fussy, garden, grandiloquent,
high-flown, high-wrought, horticultural, hortulan, in bloom,
in blossom, in flower, incense-breathing, inflated, inflorescent,
labored, lush, luxuriant, luxurious, magniloquent, mannered,
metaphorical, moresque, multiflorous, musky, odorate, odoriferous,
odorous, ornamented, ornate, ostentatious, overblown, overcharged,
overelaborate, overelegant, overlabored, overloaded, overworked,
overwrought, perfumed, perfumy, picturesque, pompous,
pretty-pretty, prolix, purple, radiciflorous, redolent, redundant,
referential, rhizanthous, rich, rococo, savory, scented, showy,
sonorous, spicy, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, swollen,
thuriferous, trolatitious, tropological, uniflorous, verbose,