I had expected that Mr. Gatsby would be a florid and corpulent person in his middle years
That florid sociable personage became more interesting to him since he HAD seen Rosemond
ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato(John Milton.Something florid is both ornate and flowery
Nobody likes this florid style with Little content
The screen was an old one, of gilt Spanish leather, stamped and wrought with a rather florid Louis-Quatorze pattern
She dragged out the florid run to impress her audience
It was an odd, florid challenge from someone who called himself "Muhammad the Prophet of God."
Excessively florid or elaborate.
flashy,showy,or florid in style or manner;flowery.