- Flowery speechFlowery speech is full of lovely words, but may well lack substance.
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flowery speech — Flowery speech is full of lovely words, but may well lack substance. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
Flowery speech — Flowery speech is full of lovely words, but may well lack substance … Dictionary of English idioms
flowery — flow|er|y [ˈflauəri] adj 1.) decorated with a pattern of flowers = ↑floral, flowered ↑flowered ▪ a flowery cotton dress 2.) a flowery place has a lot of flowers growing in it ▪ a flowery meadow 3.) a flowery smell or taste is strong and sweet,… … Dictionary of contemporary English
flowery — [[t]fla͟ʊəri[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED A flowery smell is strong and sweet. Amy thought she caught the faintest drift of Isabel s flowery perfume. 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Flowery cloth, paper, or china has a lot of flowers printed or painted on it. The … English dictionary
flowery — adjective 1 decorated with pictures of flowers: a flowery pattern 2 flowery speech or writing uses complicated and rare words instead of simple clear language … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
flowery language — index rhetoric (skilled speech) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
flowery — [adj] ornate, especially referring to speech or writing aureate, baroque, bombastic, declamatory, diffuse, embellished, euphemistic, euphuistic, fancy, figurative, florid, grandiloquent, high flown, magniloquent, ornamented, overwrought, prolix,… … New thesaurus
flowery — ► ADJECTIVE 1) full of, decorated with, or resembling flowers. 2) (of speech or writing) elaborate … English terms dictionary
flowery — adj. 1 decorated with flowers or floral designs. 2 (of literary style, manner of speech, etc.) high flown; ornate. 3 full of flowers (a flowery meadow). Derivatives: floweriness n … Useful english dictionary
flowery — adjective 1》 filled with or resembling flowers. 2》 (of speech or writing) elaborate. Derivatives floweriness noun … English new terms dictionary