in the flower of one's youth

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the flower of one's youth

:when one is young
  • He wrote his best works while in the flower of his youth.

Word by Word Definitions

flower play
  1. : the specialized part of an angiospermous plant that occurs singly or in clusters, possesses whorls of often colorful petals or sepals, and bears the reproductive structures (such as stamens or pistils) involved in the development of seeds and fruit : blossom

  2. : a cluster of small flowers growing closely together that resembles and is often viewed as a single flower : inflorescence

  3. : a plant grown or valued for its flowers

  1. : develop

  2. : flourish

  3. : to produce flowers : blossom

youth play
  1. : the time of life when one is young

  2. : the early period of existence, growth, or development

  3. : a young person


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