Characterized by language that is elevated and sometimes pompous in style
Frankly, when you cut through all the flowery words, he was a first-class con man—a rascal.
It precedes the green and flowery spring, as mythology precedes regular poetry.
He always knew what to say to make people feel better – only now he couldn't talk, and even if he could, he might not be capable of the flowery words.
He was frighteningly nervous, but in Dean's mind his sincerity buried the flowery words of the Philadelphia insurance executive.
He was quite the man with flowery statements, but did they mean anything?