Synonyms for Florid:


baroque (adjective)
rococo, elaborate.
beautifying (adjective)
colorful (adjective)
hued, colored, stained, tinted, chromatic, brilliant, vivid, showy, spectral, rich, dyed, garish, bright-hued, High-colored, rainbow-like, shaded, intense, lurid, splashy, painted, gaudy, full-colored, inky, colorful.
decorative (adjective)
flamboyant (adjective)
brilliant, colorful, bombastic.
flashy (adjective)
garish, chintzy.
florid (adjective)
flowery, aureate, glowing, grandiloquent, baroque, flush, High-colored, rhetorical, ornate, busy, flamboyant, decorative, embellished, rich.
ornamental (adjective)
ornately spoken or written (adjective)
flamboyant, bombastic, ornate, ponderous, bloated, baroque, rhetorical, inflated, lofty, voluble, eloquent, embellished, rococo, rich, splashy, highfalutin, gilded, grandiloquent, opulent, high-sounding, fancy, showy, flowery, elaborate.


beaded, bedecked, decorative, busy, bejeweled, embossed, delicately, Emblazoned, chintzy, delicate. florid (noun)
aureate, showy, fancy, flamboyant.

Other synonyms:

flushed. rosy, full-blooded. glowing, blooming. Other relevant words:
aureate, blooming, flush, chintzy, busy, glowing, full-blooded, rosy, decorative, flushed.

Usage examples for florid

  1. Nothing is more striking than to see two women pass each other, or walking side by side: the one a Roumanian, fair, florid and blue- eyed, the other a gipsy with a skin as black as a sloe, jet- black hair, and black eyes, and yet the features similar in both cases, and each woman in her way handsome. – Roumania Past and Present by James Samuelson
  2. For he had a pleasant countenance, and looked not like an old and practiced soldier, but was smooth and florid and his shape as delicate as if his limbs had been carved by art in the most accurate proportions. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. The singer was now in the midst of a florid elaborate fermata. – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann