Noun(1) any of numerous plants of the genus Erysimum having fragrant yellow or orange or brownish flowers(2) 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(3) remains on sidelines at social event
(1) Every song is guaranteed to get a groan from the dance floor but will also turn even the most rooted wallflower into a party animal.(2) This is no low-growing wallflower but rather a full-sized shrub that can grow up to 15 feet tall under the best of conditions.(3) Never mind, of course, that Jack Kennedy did so many women in the White House that his exploits make Clinton look like the wallflower at the high school dance.(4) Females are not excluded, but it is clear that the boys are freer to be visible, to actively participate in and enjoy the event, whereas the girls generally take on the role of either wallflower or waitress.(5) You can almost imagine him at the school dance as the wallflower , smiling a secret smile to himself as he watched the gyrations and romantic aspirations of others.(6) Dad's smile falters but in the end he goes to sit by mom and I'm standing by the doorway with my hand on my arm like a wallflower at a junior high dance.(7) I felt like a miserable wallflower at a boisterous party(8) Maybe I'm not a wallflower at the edge of the dance floor yet, I'm still there.(9) There's only one thing worse than being a wallflower at parties, and that's not being asked at all.(10) With a brother like that, it was no surprise the girl was a wallflower .(11) Sure, I had plenty of friends and was no wallflower , but my good girl rep had never worn off, and for good reason, all the way through secondary school.(12) The perennial wallflower has flowered constantly since it was planted last spring and I can't believe it was only 20 cm or so tall when it was put in.(13) Finally, and very much later, gilliflower became a name for flowers such as the white stock and the wallflower that, although sweetly scented, had no connection with the spice or the clove-pink.(14) Grace, a mousy wallflower of a girl who had remained quiet until now, is pointing towards the window, where the curtains are now billowing in the wind and the tree branches are scraping against the glass.(15) A perennial wallflower planted late last spring continues to flower after having been trimmed back a couple of times with each flush of colour.(16) But if Rueter is the wallflower at a mixer that includes Brown, Maddux, Johnson and the others, he certainly blends in well with the rest of the Giants.
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No, no, before I met you,
I was a mousy WALLFLOWER.
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