HyperDic: swank

English > 3 senses of the word swank:
ADJECTIVEallswank, swankyimposingly fashionable and elegant
NOUNattributeswank, chic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, last wordelegance by virtue of being fashionable
VERBperceptionswank, flaunt, flash, show off, ostentatedisplay proudly
swank > pronunciation
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > swank: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningimposingly fashionable and elegant.
Example"a swank apartment"
Broaderfashionable, stylishBeing or in accordance with current social fashions
English > swank: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningelegance by virtue of being fashionable.
Synonymschic, chicness, chichi, modishness, smartness, stylishness, last word
Narrowerjauntiness, nattiness, dapperness, rakishnessstylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance
BroadereleganceA refined quality of gracefulness and good taste
Spanishelegancia, estilo, modernidad, swank
Catalanchic, elegància, estil, modernitat, swank
Adjectivesswankyimposingly fashionable and elegant
English > swank: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningDisplay proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsflaunt, flash, show off, ostentate
NarrowerflexExhibit the strength of
splurgeBe showy or ostentatious
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent
Spanishalardear, fanfarronear, lucir, ostentar, pavonearse, presumir
Catalanfatxendejar, gallejar, presumir

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