Translation of "flower" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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flowernoun [ C ]

uk /flaʊər/ us /ˈflaʊ.ɚ/

A1 the part of a plant that is often brightly coloured and has a pleasant smell, or the type of plant that produces these

wild flowers 野花
to pick flowers 摘花
a bunch/bouquet of flowers 一束花
cut/dried flowers 剪下的/干花

More examples

  • They've got some beautiful flower beds in their garden.
  • She was ill so I sent her some flowers to cheer her up.
  • These flowers are brightly coloured in order to attract butterflies.
  • The flowers at the annual flower show were a beautiful sight.
  • These flowers will bloom all through the summer.

flowerverb [ I ]

uk /flaʊər/ us /ˈflaʊ.ɚ/

flower verb [ I ] (DEVELOP)

literary to develop completely and become obvious

Her talent flowered during her later years. 她的天赋到了晚年充分展露出来。

flower verb [ I ] (PLANT)

to produce flowers

When does this plant flower? 这株植物什么时候开花?

(Translation of “flower” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)