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flowery

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of flowery

  1. 1 full of fine words and fancy expressions <the flowery verses that always appear on valentines> Synonyms aureate, florid, grandiloquent, highfalutin (also hifalutin), high-flown, high-sounding, magnific, ornate, purple, rhetorical (also rhetoric) Related Words affected, bloated, fancy-pants, grandiose, inflated, pompous, pretentious, stilted; excessive, flattering, fulsome; boastful, bombastic; elevated, eloquent, lofty; bookish, inkhorn, learned Near Antonyms prosaic, unpoetic; bald, direct, lean, matter-of-fact, plain, plainspoken, simple, spare, stark, straightforward, unadorned; natural, unaffected, unpretentious

  2. 2 of or relating to flowers <Mother's Day cards typically have a flowery design on the cover> Synonyms flowered, floralRelated Words florid; abloom, blossomy, floriferous




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