Synonyms for florid
Antonyms for florid
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLORID
In the corridor we were joined by Peggy and the florid young man whom I had seen with her.
Her florid face was beaded with perspiration as a result of her efforts.
Laurent, who was tall and robust, with a florid complexion, astonished her.
On his florid, dbonnair countenance was stamped his character of bon-viveur.
He was a corpulent, florid man, purse-proud, and self-sufficient.
The florid gentleman's tone and manner were mollifying in the extreme.
His face was smooth, full and florid, the hue rather suggestive.
The oration was, in the style of the day, florid; but it was full of genuine feeling.
His face was florid and freckled, and his hair and complexion, like his name, were sandy.
He knows that florid orations are out of place at committee meetings.
1640s, "strikingly beautiful," from French floride "flourishing," from Latin floridus "flowery, in bloom," from flos "flower" (see flora). Sense of "ruddy" is first recorded 1640s. Meaning "profusely adorned, as with flowers," is from 1650s. Related: Floridly.