Wallflower definitions

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The definition of a wallflower is a shy or uncomfortable person who doesn't participate in activities in social settings.

An example of a wallflower is a girl sitting by herself in a corner during a high school homecoming dance.

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The definition of a wallflower is a firm that has fallen out of favor.

An example of a wallflower is a company that is not asked to bid on the renewal of a contract which they currently hold.

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Any of various plants of the genus Erysimum of the mustard family, having fragrant yellow, orange, or brownish flowers, especially the widely cultivated species E. cheiri.
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One who does not participate in the activity at a social event because of shyness or unpopularity.
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A security, company, or industry that is out of favor with investors.
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Any of a number of perennial or annual garden plants (genera Cheiranthus and Erysimum) of the crucifer family, having racemes of cross-shaped flowers, usually yellow or orange; esp., a common perennial (C. cheiri) having racemes of fragrant, colorful flowers.
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A person, esp. a girl, who merely looks on at a dance, etc., sometimes from shyness but usually from not having been chosen as a partner.
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Several short-lived herbs or shrubs of the Erysimum genus with bright yellow to red flowers.
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(informal) A person who is socially awkward, especially one who does not dance at a party due to shyness.
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