Examples of wallflower in a Sentence
there were too many wallflowers at the party, so things never really got lively
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Another example would be Opening Ceremony x Tevas, which produced colorful creepers or Opening Ceremony x Birkenstock, which produced rhinestone encrusted Birks (wallflowers need not apply).
Lululemon’s customer base does not contain many wallflowers, points out Pam Quintiliano of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, a bank.
Confident and self-possessed, Bench was a wallflower compared with the team's shaggy-haired outfielder.
Yet Wolfe wasn’t always, to borrow the title of a Nora Ephron book, merely a wallflower at the orgy.
And though their trend-forward statement pieces aren’t for wallflowers, the collection of earrings, bracelets and necklaces retail at an accessible price point — just in case the movie gives fellow theatergoers any ideas.
The video begins with Selena playing the role of an inconspicuous wallflower at a party.
These brief spectacles belie the dogwoods’ reputation as the ultimate woodland wallflower, obvious only briefly, and rarely attracting attention thereafter.
Harriet never a wallflower, spear headed the effort to stop I-84 from bisecting our beloved West Hartford reservoir in the early 70's.
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Financial Definition of WALLFLOWER
How It Works
Usually used to describe individuals who are relegated to the sidelines in social events, in investing, wallflowers are stocks that investors and analysts tend to ignore. Also called orphan stocks, wallflowers do not typically display outstanding market performance, but sometimes the reason for a stock being classified as a wallflower may not be clear.
WALLFLOWER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wallflower for English Language Learners
: a person who is shy or unpopular and who stands or sits apart from other people at a dance or party
: a garden plant grown for its bright, pleasant-smelling flowers
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