Meaning of “flowerpot” in the English Dictionary


"flowerpot" in English

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flowerpotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈflaʊ.ə.pɒt/ us /ˈflaʊ.ɚ.pɑːt/

Examples from literature

  • All along the front of the house are many flowerpots, in which roses and other English flowers are growing. 
  • And one also finds stupid and pretentious flowers like the rose which belongs in the porcelain flowerpots painted by young girls. 
  • He brought from the adjoining room a porcelain flowerpot containing a narcissus in bloom. 
  • On every window sill there are flowerpots, for the Swiss are very fond of flowers. 
  • This took place before a large open window, with a row of flowerpots on its heavy old granite sill. 

(Definition of “flowerpot” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flowerpot" in American English

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flowerpotnoun [ C ]

us /ˈflɑʊ·ərˌpɑt, ˈflɑʊər-/

a container in which to grow a plant

(Definition of “flowerpot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)