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wallflower <i>noun</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199543700
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727719
wallflower noun

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A neglected or socially awkward person, esp. a woman sitting out at a dance for lack of partners. 1820–.

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