Definition of flower power in US English:

flower power


  • The ideas of the flower children, especially the promotion of peace and love as means of changing the world.

    • ‘How could we battle the biggest trend to hit the nation since flower power when we didn't have the power of hit music to back it up?’
    • ‘As flower power wilted and the Seventies took hold of America's collective consciousness in the real world, the beach became increasingly dangerous territory on the big screen.’
    • ‘Historians will be rambling on about the hippie movement and the summer of love and flower power, and all that stuff, for decades to come.’
    • ‘In much the same way, he says, the peak of the U.S. Baby Boom occurred in the late 1960s, when flower power and numerous social and political movements thrived.’
    • ‘It harks back to a time when love was free, flower power was king, flares were the order of the day, and people felt a little bit more chilled out about themselves.’


flower power

/ˈflaʊ(ə)r ˈˌpaʊ(ə)r//ˈflou(ə)r ˈˌpou(ə)r/