Definition of wallflower noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwɔːlflaʊə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɔːlflaʊər//
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  1. 1 a garden plant with yellow, orange or red flowers with a sweet smell that appear in late spring
  2. 2(informal) a person who does not dance at a party because they do not have somebody to dance with or because they are too shy See related entries: Nervous
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wallflower