The floridly equivocating Mario Cuomo was labeled “Hamlet on the Hudson” and dismissed from public life.
But according expert opinion and the case details released to the public, she was also floridly psychotic and delusional.
He is not what is called a social philosopher, a pretentious hedonist, who talks continuously and floridly about himself.
The other was blond, floridly blond, and unmistakably Teutonic.
As they took their seats the man, a floridly handsome person, was at Dahlia's elbow.
The front in Cheapside, which alone can be seen, is narrow, but floridly adorned with carvings and architectural ornaments.
We drank green tea flavoured with mint from tiny glasses that were floridly embossed in gilt.
A frown incongruously distorted his round, floridly curved face.
Kinnard Towers was floridly blond of coloring, mild of eye and urbanely soft-spoken of voice.
He was a portly, floridly handsome man of some thirty summers, and he would not live to see the sun rise again.
1640s, "strikingly beautiful," from French floride "flourishing," from Latin floridus "flowery, in bloom," from flos "flower" (see flora). Sense of "ruddy" is first recorded 1640s. Meaning "profusely adorned, as with flowers," is from 1650s. Related: Floridly.
florid flor·id (flôr'ĭd)
Of a bright red or ruddy color. Used of certain skin lesions.