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A wallflower is a person who is introverted and is separate from the crowd, usually at a party. Not particularly shy but are reserved when surrounded by a lot of people and big personalities. Not really knowing what to say so can come across as socially awkward. This person will blend in and become almost invisible to others. They choose to stand back rather than getting involved as they prefer to observe. They have no desire to be the centre of attention.

Generally they are quite happy in themselves and accept being different. Wallflowers can be creative and wise.

A wall may be ordinary and unnoticeable but a flower is associated with beauty and can be rare, you won't truly learn until you get close.
He's a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.
-Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Someone who could be called shy, someone who doesn't feel comfortable around other people. They don't like to have attention on them because it makes them uncomfortable. They like to stay off to the side at parties or dances. They have trouble talking to people because they don't know what to say. Talking to new people is not their strongest point, and standing up in front of people can make them feel awful. They may act fake around their friends to hide their real quiet personality, but to everyone else, they're invisible. Just because they're "antisocial" doesn't mean they're snobby. They just would rather watch then be involved. They know things about people that you would never know unless you watched as closely as them. You could tell anything to a wallflower and they'd never tell anyone because they try to avoid talking to people. They can be the best people, if you take the time to crack their thick shell. The opposite sex doesn't seem to consider them very much, but if you got to know them, they'd be great. They are usually attracted to other wallflowers because they are like eachother. Wallflowers are beautiful.
As wallflowers, "We are infinite" - The perks
by This wallflower March 20, 2013
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Someone, usually a teenager who observes other people and how they interact. He or she who is a wallflower may seem antisocial, but probably just wants to fit in. These people are very smart, have strong emotions, and try to understand people. Wallflowers look for friends, and might have a few good ones, and might not. They often want to fit in with other teens, but realize they are too socially awkward to really fit in. So he, she or they would stand on the sidelines, observe others, but are too afraid to let their awkwardness show.
I consider myself a wallflower. I am mostly lonely, but once I get to know people or if people give me a chance, I can show who I really am, and I can show who I truly am, a nice and not-so-different person.
by npk143 January 31, 2016
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A person who usually goes along unnoticed and doesn't talk much. On contrary to popular belief they don't hear and know everything (some hear and know less than usual) though some do. They are usually considered loners but are actually mostly shy or introverts. Wallflowers are also usually sincere and kind-hearted people who are misunderstood, and tend to be genuinely interesting once they open up and talk to you, though you'll probably need to talk to them first.
Random jock: Dude you know Lucas? Such a wallflower, he doesn't talk to anyone, what a loser.
Guy who talks to Lucas: You're a serious dick dude, and believe it or not, Lucas is the only one who doesn't think that, he said "I'm sure there's a reason he acts like that".
Random jock: Seriously? I fell kind of bad now...
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A wallflower: The odd person at a social event/party who stands to the side, fades into the background, as they are too shy to ask someone to dance or no one wants to dance with them; This isn't generally based on the person being appealing in a attractive level.

Though when someone looks through the throng of moving bodies and goes over to this ,presumably, oddity of a person and gets to them they discover they're the most interesting person they have ever met.
β€œHe's a wallflower. You see things. You keep quiet about them. And you understand.” -Stephen Chbosky,The Perks of being a wallflower.
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