Synonyms

1. wallflower

noun. ['ˈwɔlˌflaʊɝ'] any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers.

Synonyms

  • flower
  • Erysimum
  • Siberian wall flower
  • Cheiranthus allionii
  • Erysimum allionii

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Words that Rhyme with Wallflower

  • belflower
  • bellflower
  • cauliflower
  • coneflower
  • cornflower
  • fillauer
  • mayflower
  • safflower
  • sunflower
  • wildflower

Example sentences of the word wallflower


1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid being the wallflower, as in someone who just stands against the wall nursing a cocktail all evening.

Quotes containing the word wallflower


1. He's a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.
- Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

2. Curse of the Ageing Woman {Couplet} I'm a wallflower, bluestocking, left on the Shelf, When you're beyond one's sell-by date, you've left by yourself,
- Beryl Dov

2. wallflower

noun. ['ˈwɔlˌflaʊɝ'] perennial of southern Europe having clusters of fragrant flowers of all colors especially yellow and orange; often naturalized on old walls or cliffs; sometimes placed in genus Erysimum.

Synonyms

  • genus Cheiranthus
  • Erysimum cheiri
  • Cheiranthus
  • Cheiranthus cheiri

3. wallflower

noun. ['ˈwɔlˌflaʊɝ'] remains on sidelines at social event.

Synonyms

  • shy person
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