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flashy Explained

flashy at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['flæʃı]

flashy at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj informal
1 big, bright, or expensive, and intended to be impressive - used to show disapproval: --large flashy cars//
2 someone who is flashy wears expensive clothes, jewellery etc in a way that is intended to be impressive - used to show disapproval: --a flashy dresser//

flashy at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "flashy":
Gongoresque, Johnsonian, ablaze, affected, aflame, bedizened,
big-sounding, blatant, blazing, blinding, brave, bravura, braw,
brazen, burning, cheap, chichi, chintzy, convoluted, cosmetic,
crude, daring, dashing, declamatory, dressy, elevated, euphuistic,
exhibitionistic, facile, flamboyant, flaming, flaring, flash,
flashing, flaunting, florid, frilly, frothy, fulgurant,
fulgurating, fulsome, gallant, garish, gaudy, gay, glaring, glib,
glittering, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, high-flowing,
high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding, highfalutin, inkhorn,
insubstantial, jaunty, jazzy, labyrinthine, lexiphanic, lofty,
loud, lurid, magniloquent, meretricious, meteoric, ornate, orotund,
ostentatious, overbright, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved,
overwrought, pedantic, pompous, pretentious, rakish, raw,
rhetorical, screaming, sensational, sensationalistic, sententious,
shallow, showy, shrieking, skin-deep, slick, snazzy, sonorous,
sparkling, splashy, splurgy, sporty, stilted, superficial, surface,
tacky, tall, tasteless, tawdry, thin, tinsel, tortuous, vulgar

flashy at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Color): colored, tinted, shaded, chromatic, prismatic, dyed, polychromatic, bright, vivid, intense, deep, fresh, rich, gorgeous, gaudy, florid, garish, rainbow-colored, multihued, flashy.

[ADJ] (Ostentation): ostentatious, showy, pretentious, jaunty, pompous, garish, gaudy, flaunting, flashy, glittering, sumptuous, theatrical, dramatic, spectacular.

flashy at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (flashier, flashiest) (informal, usually disapproving)
1 (of things) attracting attention by being bright, expensive, large, etc:
a flashy hotel * I just want a good reliable car, nothing flashy.
2 (of people) attracting attention by wearing expensive clothes, etc.
3 intended to impress by looking very skilful:
He specializes in flashy technique, without much depth. * She threw in a lot of flashy footwork to impress the judges.
flashily adverb:
flashily dressed

Flashy at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flashy \Flash"y\, a.
1. Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of
brilliancy; transitorily bright.

A little flashy and transient pleasure. --Barrow.

2. Fiery; vehement; impetuous.

A temper always flashy. --Burke.

3. Showy; gay; gaudy; as, a flashy dress.

4. Without taste or spirit.

Lean and flashy songs. --Milton.

flashy at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flashy
adj 1: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish
colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a
meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
[syn: {brassy}, {cheap}, {flash}, {garish}, {gaudy}, {gimcrack},
{loud}, {meretricious}, {tacky}, {tatty}, {tawdry}, {trashy}]
2: (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
[syn: {gaudy}, {jazzy}, {showy}, {sporty}]
[also: {flashiest}, {flashier}]

flashy at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /ˈflæʃi/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-flashy.ogg|Audio (US)
  • : Inter: rhymes » æʃi

    Etymology

    Inter: suffix » flash|y

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » flashier|flashiest

  • Showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing.
    1. : The dancers wore flashy costumes featuring shiny sequins in many vibrant colors.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » Showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing

  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|показной, Inter: t+ » ru|кричащий, Inter: t- » ru|бросающийся в глаза

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: de » flashy
    Translation: et » flashy
    Translation: fr » flashy
    Translation: ko » flashy
    Translation: ml » flashy
    Translation: my » flashy
    Translation: pl » flashy
    Translation: fi » flashy
    Translation: sv » flashy
    Translation: ta » flashy
    Translation: te » flashy
    Translation: vi » flashy
    Translation: zh » flashy