Definitions of florid

  1. Floridly.
  2. elaborately or excessively ornamented; " flamboyant handwriting"; " the senator's florid speech"
  3. Bright in color; flushed with red; of a lively reddish color; as, a florid countenance.
  4. Embellished with flowers of rhetoric; enriched to excess with figures; excessively ornate; as, a florid style; florid eloquence.
  5. Flowery; ornamental; running in rapid melodic figures, divisions, or passages, as in variations; full of fioriture or little ornamentations.
  6. Bright in color; flushed; brilliant with decorations; elaborately decorated.
  7. Bright in color; flushed with red; containing flowers of rhetoric or lively figures; richly ornamental.
  8. Flushed; ruddy; flowery; ornamental.
  9. Having a bright color; of a lively red.
  10. Excessively ornate; flowery.
  11. Bright in colour; showy; brilliant.