HyperDic: showy

English > 4 senses of the word showy:
ADJECTIVEallshowy, flamboyant, splashymarked by ostentation but often tasteless
allshowydisplaying brilliance and virtuosity
allshowy, flashy, gaudy, jazzy, sporty(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
allshowy, glossysuperficially attractive and stylish
showy > pronunciation
Soundsshow'iy
Rhymesblowy ... snowy: 6 rhymes with owiy...
English > showy: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMarked by ostentation but often tasteless.
Example"a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet"
Synonymsflamboyant, splashy
Broaderostentatious, pretentiousIntended to attract notice and impress others
Spanishllamativo
Nounsshowpretending that something is the case in order to make a good impression
showinessextravagant elaborateness
Adverbsshowilywith ostentation
showilyin a fancy colorful manner
English > showy: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningDisplaying brilliance and virtuosity.
Broadertheatricalsuited to or characteristic of the stage or theater
Spanishllamativo, ostentoso
Nounsshowthe act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
showinessextravagant elaborateness
English > showy: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display.
Synonymsflashy, gaudy, jazzy, sporty
Broadercolorful, colourfulstriking in variety and interest
Spanishchillón, llamativo, vistoso
Catalancridaner, vistós
Nounsshowinessextravagant elaborateness
English > showy: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsuperficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense.
Synonymglossy
Broaderattractivepleasing to the eye / eye or mind especially through beauty or charm

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