Florid meaning

flôr'ĭd, flŏr'-
Flushed with red or pink; rosy; ruddy.
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Highly decorated; gaudy; showy; ornate.

A florid musical passage.

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Abounding in or covered with flowers.
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The definition of florid is someone with a flushed complexion, or something overly complicated.

An example of someone who would be described as florid is a red-faced, flushed runner whose face has turned red with exertion.

An example of something that would be described as florid is overly complex and wordy writing.

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Very ornate; flowery.

A florid prose style.

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Healthy.
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Decorated with flowers; flowery.
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Having a rosy or pale red colour; ruddy.
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Elaborately ornate; flowery.
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(of a disorder, especially mental) In a blatant, vivid, or highly disorganized state.

Florid psychosis.

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Flushed with rosy color; ruddy.
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Origin of florid

French floride from Latin flōridus from flōs flōr- flower bhel-3 in Indo-European roots