Definition and Meanings for florid
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Part of Speech of florid
Etymology of florid
Meaning of florid
- covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery.
- bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
- embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
- flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.