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English adjective: showy

1. showy marked by ostentation but often tasteless

SamplesA cheap showy rhinestone bracelet.
A splashy half-page ad.

Synonymsflamboyant, splashy

Similarostentatious, pretentious

Antonymsunostentatious, unpretending, unpretentious

2. showy displaying brilliance and virtuosity



3. showy (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

Synonymsflashy, gaudy, jazzy, sporty

Similarcolorful, colourful

Antonymscolorless, colourless

4. showy superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

SamplesA glossy TV series.




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