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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to flower design)
a. floreado
Marisa looks great in her flowery summer dress.Marisa se ve muy bien con su vestido de verano floreado.
The cafe was decorated with flowery tablecloths.El café estaba adornado con manteles floreados.
b. de flores
The living room furniture is upholstered with a flowery fabric.El mobiliario de la sala está tapizado con una tela de flores.
2. (suggestive of flowers)
a. floral
Flowery perfumes may smell nice, but they also attract more mosquitoes.Los perfumes florales pueden oler bien, pero también atraen más zancudos.
3. (full of flowers)
a. florido
I couldn't help smiling when I saw the flowery meadow covered in poppies and lilacs.No pude evitar sonreír cuando vi el prado florido cubierto de amapolas y lilas.
4. (ornate)
a. florido
Mark impressed Imelda with his flowery language.Mark causó buena impresión en Imelda con su lenguaje florido.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fabric, dress)
a. floreado(a)
2. (fig)
a. florido(a) (prose, compliments)
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flowery [ˈflaʊərɪ]
[+meadow, field] florido; [+fragrance, perfume] de flores; [+fabric, dress, wallpaper] de flores; floreado; [+language] florido
The fragrance is fresh, flowery and light She was liberally dosed with a flowery perfume ...the flowery scent of June rhododendrons ...a chair delicately covered with flowery chintz fabric Guests fluttered about in flowery summer dresses and floppy hats They were using uncommonly flowery language The menu contains very full and rather flowery descriptions of the food ...his fondness for dramatic courtroom gestures and flowery speech
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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