flower power


: a nonviolent ethic as advocated by hippies

Examples of flower power in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of flower power was in 1967

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“Flower power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flower%20power. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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