flor·id /ˈflɔrəd, ˈflɑr-/
flor·id /ˈflɔrəd, ˈflɑr-/ 形容詞
1. Covered with flowers; abounding in flowers; flowery. [R.]
Fruit from a pleasant and florid tree. --Jer. Taylor.
2. Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
3. Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
4. Mus. Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
adj : elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant
handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate,