A herbaceous plant with showy flowers, milky sap, and rounded seed capsules. Many poppies contain alkaloids and are a source of drugs such as morphine and codeine.
- Papaver, Eschscholzia, and other genera, family Papaveraceae (the poppy family): many species, including the yellow-flowered arctic poppy (P. radicatum) of the Rocky Mountains. The poppy family also includes the corydalis, greater celandine, and bloodroot
- Plants like peonies, poppies, and irises should also be planted in the fall season.
- There will be colourful flowers, such as poppies to look at and smell, prickly plants and vegetables to eat.
- We tried cheerful annuals, marigolds, nasturtiums and poppies.
Words that rhyme with poppychoppy, copy, floppy, jalopy, moppy, sloppy, soppy, stroppy
Definition of poppy in:
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Entry from British & World English dictionary
adjective (poppier, poppiest)
(Of popular music) tuneful and immediately appealing: catchy, poppy tunes
More example sentences
- It's your standard fare of poppy dance music with a vocalist whose R&B stylings come through her voice.
- He pushed a button on a small remote in his hand, and some annoying poppy music started playing.
- These dozen folk-punk songs swing with an infectious rhythm and rollicking, poppy beat.
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