Know Your Next Word : florid

24. florid :

adjective :

1. reddish, ruddy, rosy

2. flowery, excessively ornate, showy

usage :

  • a florid complexion

  • florid writing

  • Fruit from a pleasant and florid tree

  • The Reverend Mr Kidney is a short round bowlegged man with black muttonchop whiskers and a florid face, like a pomegranate, into which he has poured a great quantity of brandy and lesser amounts of whisky and claret.

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