bouquet bouquet  /bu ˈkeɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
  2. (n) a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

Usage(s):

  1. The image that was made public on Valentine's Day looks like an extraterrestrial bouquet, a blossom from another galaxy.
  2. Women crowded to the stage to shower him with bouquets.
  3. Lilac, oriental bouquet, jasmine, French bouquet, violet, rose.

News

  1. Dickson’s Week in Review, June 9-15

    Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari recently got married. Several Bears’ offensive linemen attended the ceremony, so before the bride could throw the bouquet she was sacked.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Omaha World-Herald

  2. Alfred Clark celebrates 100th birthday

    Alfred Clark, left, a resident at The Village of Laurel Run Senior Living Community, Fayetteville, was recognized with a bouquet of balloons for his upcoming 100th birthday June 13 during the community s June 8 ice cream social.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Chambersburg Public Opinion

  3. Burpee CEO Reblooms Urban Agriculture

    A beautiful bouquet of flowers is an endangered species, according to one of the nation's leading experts, as gardeners throughout America devote almost all their energies growing vegetables instead of ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Iraq is a bouquet of flowers of different colors, each color represents a religion or ethnicity but all of them have the same scent," the 80-year-old Delly told the congregation.
    on Dec 25, 2007 By: Emmanuel III Delly Source: Forbes

  2. "For now, Brad and I are enjoying the delicious dilemma of deciding where, when, and how we will be married," Takei wrote on his blog. "Marriage equality took a long time, but, like fine wine, its bouquet is simply exquisite."
    on May 20, 2008 By: George Takei Source: WLWT

  3. "It will be really a bouquet of flowers and ladies will be included (in having an award category)," Blatter said.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: The Canadian Press

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