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flashy

flash·y

flashy

pronunciation:
flae shi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: flashier, flashiest
definition 1: brilliant or impressive on the surface or for a short time only.
a flashy violin solo
synonyms:
glittering, showy
similar words:
dazzling, flamboyant, sparkling
definition 2: excessively or tastelessly brilliant in color or style; gaudy.
flashy shoes
synonyms:
flamboyant, garish, gaudy, loud, showy
similar words:
bold, dazzling, flash, glaring, jazzy, meretricious, ostentatious, pretentious, snazzy, sporty, tacky, tasteless, tawdry, tinsel, wild
derivations: flashily (adv.), flashiness (n.)