Synonyms of florid in English:

florid


See definition of florid

adjective

1‘a florid complexion’

SYNONYMS

ruddy, red, red-faced, reddish, rosy, rosy-cheeked, pink, pinkish, roseate, rubicund

healthy-looking, glowing, fresh

flushed, blushing, high-coloured, blowsy

archaic sanguine

rare erubescent, rubescent

ANTONYMS

pale

2‘the florid plasterwork of the ceilings’

SYNONYMS

ornate, fancy, very elaborate, over-elaborate, embellished, curlicued, extravagant, flamboyant, baroque, rococo, fussy, busy, ostentatious, showy, wedding-cake, gingerbread

ANTONYMS

plain

3‘endearments in florid English’

SYNONYMS

flowery, flamboyant, high-flown, high-sounding, magniloquent, grandiloquent, ornate, fancy, baroque, orotund, rhetorical, oratorical, bombastic, laboured, strained, overwrought, elaborate, over-elaborate, overblown, overripe, overdone, convoluted, turgid, inflated

informal highfalutin, purple

rare tumid, pleonastic, euphuistic, aureate, Ossianic, fustian, hyperventilated

ANTONYMS

plain