What is another word for flowery?

440 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ flˈa͡ʊəɹi], [ flˈa‍ʊəɹi], [ f_l_ˈaʊ_ə_ɹ_i]

Flowery is a word that typically describes writing or speech that is overly ornate and full of excessive detail. Synonyms for this word could include flowery, verbose, florid, ornate, grandiloquent, bombastic, flamboyant, ostentatious, pretentious, and grandiose. These words all describe a style of writing or speech that is marked by an excess of unnecessary words, embellishments, and complexity. They can be used to describe anything from a literary style to a speech or presentation that is intended to impress or intimidate an audience. While these words can be useful for adding emphasis or interest to one's writing or speech, it is important to use them sparingly and judiciously to avoid coming across as overly pompous or self-important.

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What are the hypernyms for Flowery?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for flowery?

Flowery is an adjective that refers to things that are decorated with flowers or overly exaggerated. It could also indicate speech or language that is excessively ornate, fanciful or pretentious. The antonyms for the word "flowery" would be "plain," "simple," "straightforward," "unadorned," "spartan," or "minimalist." These antonyms would be used to describe something that is untouched by excessive decoration or ornamentation. They are used to describe anything that is straightforward and gets to the point without any distracting additions. In the context of language, antonyms for flowery would refer to speech or writing that is clear, concise, and direct, lacking any unnecessary embellishments.

What are the antonyms for Flowery?

Usage examples for Flowery

"No, I don't," said the little creature, resting one arm upon the elbow of her chair, resting her chin upon that hand, and looking vacantly before her; "this is not a flowery neighbourhood.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
They loosed hold of his hands, joined clasp, husband with wife, and at one step upon what seemed gulf beneath their feet, found themselves in a green and flowery land.
"Moonshine & Clover"
Laurence Housman
They think of nothing but making the place all flowery for her to see.
"The Literary Sense"
E. Nesbit

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