Definition of flowery adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈflaʊəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈflaʊəri//
    [usually before noun] Describing a story
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  1. 1covered with flowers or decorated with pictures of flowers flowery meadows flowery wallpaper
  2. 2smelling or tasting of flowers flowery perfume a flowery sparkling wine
  3. 3(usually disapproving) (of speech or writing) too complicated; not expressed in a clear and simple way flowery language/prose See related entries: Describing a story
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flowery