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flowery

adjective uk   /ˈflaʊ.ə.ri/  us   /ˈflaʊ.ɚ.i/

flowery adjective (FLOWERS)

(also flowered ) decorated with pictures of flowers: a flowery material/dress flowery curtains/wallpaper

flowery adjective (WORDS)

disapproving If a speech or writing style is flowery, it uses too many complicated words or phrases in an attempt to sound skilful: a flowery description/speech
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