a. reddish; elaborately or excessively ornamented
If you go to beach and get a sunburn, your complexion will look florid.
Sentence in Classic:
The decisive expression of her great florid face satisfied her and she thought of some mothers she knew who could not get their daughters off their hands.
The solitary exception was the New Church; a stuccoed edifice with a square steeple over the door, terminating in four short pinnacles like florid wooden legs.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
In her face were too sharply blended the delicate features of her mother, a Coast aristocrat of French descent, and the heavy ones of her florid Irish father.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Their style is clear, masculine, and smooth, but not florid; for they avoid nothing more than multiplying unnecessary words, or using various expressions.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
He was a smooth and florid personage, elegantly dressed, and he spoke their language freely, which gave him a great advantage in dealing with them.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context