Florid – 1. Having too much decoration or detail. 2. of a person's face: too red
(Pronounced flo-rid (flo as in flock))
The florist got rid (florid) of all her stock. She sold everything and was red in the face with exhaustion. Now she missed her full shop of flowers, although some would say it was too much decoration.
Examples of florid in a sentence (having too much decoration)
We would have to completely redecorate this house, it's way too florid for my taste.
The florid decorations in the room were an attack on the senses.
I wanted to find a stylish, simple birthday card but every card in the shop was florid and tacky.
Examples of florid in a sentence (red in the face)
He was florid with exhaustion after finishing the marathon.
Barry tried to hide his guilt but his florid face gave him away.
I didn't want to ask for the heating to be turned off but I was becoming more florid by the second.