Recent Examples of cornflower from the Web
Just visible under a much-unbuttoned cornflower-blue blouse is a lace brassiere that, in context, reads more like medieval armature than an erotic statement.
Upon seeing the foursome in varying shades of cornflower, many on the interwebs concluded that George and Charlotte had a baby brother on the way.
For spring and summer flowers, plant seed for aster, cornflower, cosmos, larkspur, nasturtium, nicotiana, periwinkle, portulaca, rudbeckia, salvia, snapdragon, verbena and zinnias.
There must be a Crayola 286-pack in our future, containing the shades between fuchsia and magenta, cornflower and periwinkle.
Flower seeds to sow now (the sooner the better): Alyssum, candytuft, forget-me-not, poppies, larkspur and cornflower.
The lilac frock recalls the simple splendor of Clooney’s Cannes Film Festival debut in May 2016, when the attorney, also clad in Atelier Versace, wore a similar neo-grecian style dress in cornflower yellow.
Dior may have had his New Look; Van Noten has a particular blue: brighter than indigo, blacker than a cornflower, deeper than the Pacific.
He was known to wear a blue cornflower, a symbol of unity among German-speaking nations harkening back to Nazi Germany’s annexation of Austria before World War II.
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First Known Use of cornflower
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Definition of cornflower for English Language Learners
: a wild plant that usually has blue flowers
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