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floweryadjective

 us   /ˈflɑʊ·ə·ri, ˈflɑʊər·i/
covered with pictures of flowers: a flowery blouse
disapproving If a speech or writing style is flowery, it uses too many complicated or unusual words or phrases.
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floweryadjective

uk   /ˈflaʊ.ə.ri/  us   /ˈflaʊ.ɚ.i/
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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
(Definition of flowery from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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