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Meaning of FLASHY

Pronunciation:  'flashee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
  2. [adj]  tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
 

FLASHY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: brassy, cheap, colorful, flash, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, in poor taste(p), jazzy, loud, meretricious, showy, sporty, tacky, tasteless, tatty, tawdry, trashy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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, Gongoresque, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, highfalutin, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-sounding, inkhorn, insubstantial, jaunty, jazzy, Johnsonian, 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
 

 

 

 

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