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showy

show·y

showy

 
 
pronunciation:
sho i
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: showier, showiest
definition 1: bright, colorful, or splendid in appearance.
Carnations are showy flowers.
antonyms:
plain
similar words:
bold, conspicuous, dramatic, fancy, gaudy, gorgeous, loud, splendid
definition 2: too colorful, bright, or fancy.
The bank does not allow its workers to wear showy neckties.He has a showy way of playing the piano.
synonyms:
gaudy
antonyms:
modest, restrained
similar words:
artificial, bold, conspicuous, loud
derivations: showily (adv.), showiness (n.)
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