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showy

show·y

showy

 
pronunciation:
sho i
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: showier, showiest
definition 1: visually striking.
a showy costume
synonyms:
brilliant, flashy, striking
antonyms:
plain, unshowy
similar words:
bold, camp, conspicuous, dashing, dramatic, fancy, flamboyant, florid, garish, gaudy, gorgeous, loud, meretricious, splendid, tawdry
definition 2: displaying excessive vividness, brightness, or virtuosity; flashy; gaudy.
He has a showy way of lecturing.
synonyms:
flamboyant, flashy, gaudy, ostentatious, overwrought
antonyms:
discreet, modest, restrained, unshowy
similar words:
affected, artificial, bold, camp, conspicuous, flash, florid, glaring, loud, luxuriant, pretentious, theatrical, wild
derivations: showily (adv.), showiness (n.)
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