swanky

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swank·y

 (swăng′kē)
adj. swank·i·er, swank·i·est
1. Strikingly fashionable or luxurious. See Synonyms at fashionable.
2. Ostentatious or pretentious.

swank′i·ly adv.
swank′i·ness n.

swanky

(ˈswæŋkɪ)
adj, swankier or swankiest
1. expensive and showy; stylish: a swanky hotel.
2. boastful or conceited
ˈswankily adv
ˈswankiness n

swank•y

(ˈswæŋ ki)

adj. swank•i•er, swank•i•est.
elegant or stylish; swank.
[1835–45]
swank′i•ly, adv.
swank′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.swanky - imposingly fashionable and elegant; "a swank apartment"
fashionable, stylish - being or in accordance with current social fashions; "fashionable clothing"; "the fashionable side of town"; "a fashionable cafe"

swanky

adjective (Informal) ostentatious, grand, posh (informal, chiefly Brit.), rich, expensive, exclusive, smart, fancy, flash, fashionable, glamorous, stylish, gorgeous, lavish, luxurious, sumptuous, plush (informal), flashy, swish (informal, chiefly Brit.), glitzy (slang), showy, ritzy (slang), de luxe, swank (informal), plushy (informal) They were put up in a swanky hotel in Kensington.
modest, humble, unpretentious, discreet, subdued, low-key, low-profile, unassuming, inconspicuous, unostentatious

swanky

adjective
1. Being or in accordance with the current fashion:
Informal: classy, in, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy.
Slang: with-it.
2. Catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior:
Informal: ritzy.
Translations
فاخِر، راقٍ، غالٍ
nóbl
lækker
fínn, glæsilegur
noblesný

swanky

[ˈswæŋkɪ] ADJ (swankier (compar) (swankiest (superl))) [person] → fanfarrón, presumido; [car] → despampanante; [restaurant, hotel] → de postín

swanky

[ˈswæŋki] adj [hotel, car] → classe swan song nchant m du cygne

swanky

adj (+er) (esp Brit inf) manner, words, partygroßspurig; car, restaurant, house etcprotzig (inf); neighbourhoodhochnäsig

swanky

[ˈswæŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) (person) → pieno/a di sé; (car) → vistoso/a

swank

(swӕðk) verb
a slang word for to behave or talk in a conceited way.
noun
a person who swanks.
ˈswanky adjective
fashionable and expensive. a swanky restaurant.
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