Definition of florist
: a person who sells or grows for sale flowers and ornamental plants
floristryplay \ˈflȯr-ə-strē, ˈflär-\ noun
Recent Examples of florist from the Web
The decision to use real flowers on the fingers got the Mulleavy sisters thinking about using blooms in other aspects of the beauty look, which led them to contact florist Joseph Free.
In the White House, this simple act gets elevated to floral diplomacy, and one of the experts in the art, former White House chief florist Laura Dowling, has written a book about it.
It's not limited to gays or weddings or bakeries or florists.
Cher Celebrity florist Jeff Leatham planned one of the most extravagant proposals to Teen Wolf actor Colton Haynes in March by lining a beach with flowers, candles, fireworks -- and a video message from pop idol Cher, of course.
The shipping cost is $40 plus, but that's cheaper than the smallest arrangement sent from a florist and so much more meaningful.
Stopping at a newsstand for the afternoon edition, or ducking into a florist shop or a police booth to ask directions.
The idea to pass out the roses came from Zakia Bassou, 27, after talking with a florist from Zara Flora Flowers in East Grinstead, West Sussex.
Lavender jacaranda blossoms from a nearby tree float in the jumbo swimming pool, as if strewn there by a particularly decadent florist.
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FLORIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of florist for English Language Learners
: a person whose job or business is to sell flowers and plants
FLORIST Defined for Kids
Definition of florist for Students
: a person who sells flowers and houseplants
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