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Meaning of NOSEGAY

Pronunciation:  'nowz`gey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
 

NOSEGAY is a 7 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: bouquet, corsage, posy
 
 See Also: flower arrangement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nose"gay`\, n. [Nose + gay in the sense of a gay or
showy thing.]
A bunch of odorous and showy flowers; a bouquet; a posy.
--Pope.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aroma, bale, balminess, bindle, bolt, boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere, budget, bundle, buttonhole, chaplet, corsage, deck, fagot, fardel, fasces, fascine, festoon, flower arrangement, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, garland, incense, lei, muskiness, odor, pack, package, packet, parcel, perfume, posy, quiver, redolence, roll, rouleau, scent, sheaf, spice, spiciness, spray, sweet savor, sweet smell, truss, wreath
 

 

 

 

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