Definitions for flourish

Definitions for (noun) flourish

Main entry: flourish, fanfare, tucket

Definition: (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments

Usage: he entered to a flourish of trumpets; her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare

Main entry: brandish, flourish

Definition: the act of waving

Main entry: flourish

Definition: a display of ornamental speech or language

Main entry: flourish

Definition: a showy gesture

Usage: she entered with a great flourish

Main entry: flourish

Definition: an ornamental embellishment in writing

Definitions for (verb) flourish

Main entry: boom, flourish, expand, thrive

Definition: grow vigorously

Usage: The deer population in this town is thriving; business is booming

Main entry: brandish, flourish, wave

Definition: move or swing back and forth

Usage: She waved her gun

Main entry: prosper, thrive, flourish, fly high

Definition: make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

Usage: The new student is thriving

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