(especially in the 1960s) a young person, especially a hippie, rejecting conventional society and advocating love, peace, and simple, idealistic values.
A member of the hippie movement or counterculture, who typically advocated love, peace, and nonviolence: a caricature of a London flower child who is about as interesting as a boiled potato/ Woodstock is long over, and the bloom has gone off these flower children/ the flower people of the late 1960s, mostly middle-class kids trying to create a gaudy secular religion (1960s+)
[plural is flower children or flower people]
- Flower cluster
flower cluster See inflorescence.
[flou-er-duh-loos] /ˈflaʊ ər dəˈlus/ noun 1. the iris flower or plant. /ˈflaʊədəˈluːs/ noun (pl) flowers-de-luce 1. an archaic name for iris (sense 2), lily (sense 1)
[flou-erd] /ˈflaʊ ərd/ adjective 1. having . 2. decorated with or a pattern: a flowered dress. [flou-er] /ˈflaʊ ər/ noun 1. the blossom of a plant. 2. Botany. 3. a plant, considered with reference to its blossom or cultivated for its floral beauty. 4. state of efflorescence or bloom: Peonies were in flower. 5. an […]
[flou-er-er] /ˈflaʊ ər ər/ noun 1. a plant that at a specific time or in a certain manner. /ˈflaʊərə/ noun 1. a plant that flowers at a specified time or in a specified way: a late flowerer