Definition of flower child in US English:

flower child


  • A hippie who wore flowers as symbols of peace and love.

    ‘former flower children who try to relive their '60s drug-induced fantasies’
    • ‘Many of these young adults are the sons and daughters of the hippies, children of the flower children.’
    • ‘The field was filled with every race of persons found on the planet, flower children, hippies, and people there just there for the music.’
    • ‘Think back to the late 1960s to early 1970s era of flower children or hippies.’
    • ‘Hippies and flower children were reluctantly approaching middle age, and the whole hippie culture was fading into history.’
    • ‘It gave flower children and hippies the courage to live differently.’