Flashy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈflæʃi|  American pronunciation of the word flashy
Brit.  |ˈflaʃi|  British pronunciation of the word flashy

adjective

- tastelessly showy(syn: brassy, cheap, flash, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy)

a flashy ring

- (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display (syn: gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty)

Examples

rich young men who drive flashy cars

...I bought the CD primarily for its flashy cover design....

Those flashy clothes make her look foolish.

She must feel foolish wearing those flashy clothes.

...the publisher hopes the flashy cover will candy up the novel for impulse buyers...

...with his flashy suit and carefully sculpted coiffure, he looks like a slick car dealer...

...a dude given to sporting expensive suits and flashy jewelry...

...we were misguided by the flashy advertisements for what turned out to be pretty lousy pizza...

Word forms

adjective
comparative: flashier
superlative: flashiest
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