adverb see flowery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flowerily — adverb In a flowery way. The Victorians were inclined to write flowerily …   Wiktionary

  • flowerily — flow·er·i·ly …   English syllables

  • flowerily — ˈflau̇(ə)rə̇lē, au̇wər adverb : in a flowery manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • flowery — flowerily, adv. floweriness, n. /flow euh ree/, adj., flowerier, floweriest. 1. covered with or having many flowers. 2. decorated with floral designs. 3. rhetorically ornate or precious: flowery language. 4. resembling a flower in fragrance: a… …   Universalium

  • flowery — adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or resembling flowers 2. marked by or given to rhetorical elegance < flowery speeches > • flowerily adverb • floweriness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flowery — /ˈflaʊəri / (say flowuhree) adjective (flowerier, floweriest) 1. full of or covered with flowers. 2. containing highly ornate language: a flowery style. 3. decorated with floral designs. {flower + y1} –flowerily, adverb –floweriness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • flowery — [flou′ər ē] adj. flowerier, floweriest 1. covered or decorated with flowers 2. of or like flowers 3. full of figurative and ornate expressions and fine words: said of language, style, etc. SYN. BOMBASTIC flowerily adv. floweriness n …   English World dictionary

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