how to pronounce flower


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flower is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of flower in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… face such as like a flower or a heart or …”

meanings of flower


  1. A substance in the form of a powder, especially when condensed from sublimation.
  2. A plant that bears flowers, especially a plant that is small and lacks wood.
  3. Menstrual discharges.
  4. Flour.
  5. A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction.
  6. The best examples or representatives of a group.
  7. Something that flows, such as a river.
  8. The vulva, especially the labia majora.
  9. The best state of things; the prime.
  10. A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), often conspicuously colourful and typically including sepals, petals, and either or both stamens and/or a pistil.
  11. Of plants, a state of bearing blooms.
  12. Ornamental type used chiefly for borders around pages, cards, etc.
  13. A figure of speech; an ornament of style.


  1. To froth; to ferment gently, as new beer.
  2. To decorate with pictures of flowers.
  3. To come off as flowers by sublimation.
  4. To put forth blooms.
  5. To reach a state of full development or achievement.


  1. A surname​.

flower frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word flower occurs in english on average 62.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flower can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flower can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to flower


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