Antonyms for flowery:
Synonyms for flowery:
Other synonyms and related words:
sugary, bouquet, plummy, boutonniere, spray, blossomy, musky, magniloquent, bunch, elegant, bloom, high-flown, aureate, sweet, sonorous, fruity, posy, nosegay, victorian, salty, full-blown, floury, buttonhole, Minted, bloomy, fresh, orotund, flowering, verbose, vanilla, cheesy, floral, flowered, fine, fishy, declamatory, centerpiece, Minty, overblown, chalky.
ornate, especially referring to speech or writing (adjective)
ornately spoken or written (adjective)
flamboyant, voluble, embellished, showy, eloquent, bloated, florid, opulent, baroque, gilded, fancy, rich, rococo, high-sounding, splashy, ornate, inflated, rhetorical, lofty, highfalutin, ponderous, grandiloquent, elaborate, bombastic.
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for flowery:
- She also sent word to the Queen of the Flowery Isles that she was sorry not to be well enough to see her again, and advised her to return to her own states with the princess, her daughter. - "The Grey Fairy Book", Andrew Lang.
- Westcote, in flowery language, describes the scene, painting a picture which would stand good to- day, but that nearly all the mills are gone. - "Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts", Rosalind Northcote.