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flamboyant

flam·boy·ant

flamboyant

 
 
pronunciation:
flaem boI nt
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: exceptionally showy or dashing in one's speech, manner, or appearance.
The popular and flamboyant entertainer reveled in his gaudy costumes and rhinestone-studded piano.
synonyms:
dashing, showy, theatrical
antonyms:
discreet, modest
similar words:
brilliant, colorful, flashy, florid, gaudy, jaunty, jazzy, meretricious, sensational, wild
definition 2: elaborately or ornately decorated.
synonyms:
baroque, elaborate, fancy, ornate
similar words:
arabesque, flashy, florid, flowery, fussy, garish, gaudy, ostentatious, overwrought, rococo, showy
definition 3: boldly or brilliantly colored; showy.
synonyms:
dashing, showy
antonyms:
severe, sober
similar words:
bold, colorful, flashy, gay, jazzy, wild
derivations: flamboyantly (adv.), flamboyance (n.)