Flower Flow"er (flou"[~e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flowered} (flou"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flowering}.] [From the noun. Cf. {Flourish}.] 1. To blossom; to bloom; to expand the petals, as a plant; to produce flowers; as, this plant flowers in June. [1913 Webster]

2. To come into the finest or fairest condition. [1913 Webster]

Their lusty and flowering age. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster]

When flowered my youthful spring. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

3. To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer. [1913 Webster]

That beer did flower a little. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

4. To come off as flowers by sublimation. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Observations which have flowered off. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • flowered — adj. resembling or made of or suggestive of flowers. Syn: floral. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flowered — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a floral design. 2) (in combination ) bearing flowers: yellow flowered japonica …   English terms dictionary

  • flowered — [flou′ərd] adj. 1. bearing or containing flowers 2. decorated with a design like flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Flowered Up — Infobox musical artist Background = group or band Name = Flowered Up Img capt = Years active = 1990 ndash; 1994 Origin = Camden Town, London, United Kingdom Genre = Baggy, Madchester, Indie Label = Heavenly Records London Records Past members =… …   Wikipedia

  • flowered — [[t]fla͟ʊə(r)d[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Flowered paper or cloth has a pattern of flowers on it. She was wearing a pretty flowered cotton dress. Syn: floral …   English dictionary

  • flowered — /flow euhrd/, adj. 1. having flowers. 2. decorated with flowers or a floral pattern: a flowered dress. [1300 50; ME; see FLOWER, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • flowered — adj. Flowered is used with these nouns: ↑dress …   Collocations dictionary

  • flowered — flow|ered [ˈflauəd US ərd] adj decorated with a pattern of flowers = ↑floral, flowery ↑flowery ▪ a flowered silk dress …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flowered — flow|ered [ flaurd ] adjective decorated with a pattern of flowers: a flowered sundress …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • flowered — adjective 1》 having a floral design. 2》 [in combination] bearing flowers of a specified kind: yellow flowered japonica …   English new terms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”