flower power

noun

Definition of flower power

: a nonviolent ethic as advocated by hippies

Examples of flower power in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web David’s gentleness and passivity jibed absolutely with flower power and all that. New York Times, 25 July 2022 The French fashion house launched a three-floor, colorful exhibition in Milan with a focus on weaving, hanging chairs and wall pieces that call to mind flower power. Nadja Sayej, Forbes, 13 June 2022 Newer varieties have improved flower power with tons of tiny blossoms on a more compact hedge form. Arricca Sansone, Country Living, 24 June 2022 The collection is flower power on stilts, as one feels caught up in Austin Powers. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 2 May 2022 But underneath the flower power, free love exterior, the ‘60s were a period of radical social and political change—not only in the United States but around the world. al, 14 Mar. 2022 And this is evident in their 2022 collection, which gives a nod to the psychedelic era where Ceylin unleashed flower power in the color palette and cuts. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 2 May 2022 But underneath the flower power, free love exterior, the ‘60s were a period of radical social and political change—not only in the United States but around the world. al, 14 Mar. 2022 But underneath the flower power, free love exterior, the ‘60s were a period of radical social and political change—not only in the United States but around the world. al, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flower power

1967, in the meaning defined above

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2 Aug 2022

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“Flower power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flower%20power. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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