flower child
noun Date: 1967 a hippie who advocates love, beauty, and peace

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Flower child — or Flower Children usually someone born between 1940 and 1955 originated as a synonym for hippie, especially those who gathered in San Francisco and environs during the summer of 1967, which was called the Summer of Love . It was the custom of… …   Wikipedia

  • flower child — plural flower children n a young person in the 1960s and 70s who was against war and wanted peace and love in society …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flower child — ☆ flower child n. Slang HIPPIE …   English World dictionary

  • flower child — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A young person who believes in nonviolence and carries flowers around to symbolize his peace loving nature. * /Flower children are supposed to be nonviolent, but they sure make a lot of noise when they demonstrate!/ 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flower child — {n.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. A young person who believes in nonviolence and carries flowers around to symbolize his peace loving nature. * /Flower children are supposed to be nonviolent, but they sure make a lot of noise when they demonstrate!/ 2 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flower\ child — noun slang informal 1. A young person who believes in nonviolence and carries flowers around to symbolize his peace loving nature. Flower children are supposed to be nonviolent, but they sure make a lot of noise when they demonstrate! 2. Any… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flower child — noun A hippie involved with the flower power movement …   Wiktionary

  • flower child — noun plural flower children (C) a young person in the 1960s and 70s who was against war and wanted peace and love in society …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • flower child — noun someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle • Syn: ↑hippie, ↑hippy, ↑hipster • Hypernyms: ↑reformer, ↑reformist, ↑crusader, ↑social reformer, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • flower child — np A member of the counterculture of the 60s. She was aflower child in the 60s; now she is a broker on Wall Street. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • flower child — flow·er child || ‚flaÊŠÉ™(r)‚tʃaɪld young person who rejects conventional values and espouses peace love and simple ideals (especially a hippie during the 1960s) …   English contemporary dictionary

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