flashiness


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flash·y

 (flăsh′ē)
adj. flash·i·er, flash·i·est
1. Cheap and showy; gaudy. See Synonyms at garish.
2. Giving a momentary or superficial impression of brilliance.

flash′i·ly adv.
flash′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flashiness - tasteless showinessflashiness - tasteless showiness      
tastelessness - inelegance indicated by a lack of good taste
References in classic literature ?
The eagerness with which we have adopted it, partly on account of its flashiness, but principally on account of its greater rest, is a good commentary on the proposition with which we began.
At almost twice the price of a more pedestrian entry-level Kodiaq it could be seen as something of an indulgence but it combines just a little bit of flashiness and a lot of fun in a vehicle that will be as practical as one could wish for but also deliver as a driver's car.
"He's a nice boy and there is no ego or flashiness considering where he has come from and what he has been earning.
MARLON PACK While the midfield newcomer will not win any awards for his flashiness or fleetness of foot, his presence in the engine room was invaluable and will be for the rest of the season.
James Harden makes the NBA's 'Tunnel' his runway !-- -- Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - June 27, 2019 - 2:39pm MANILA, Philippines James Harden may be known for his basketball prowess on the court, but there is certainly no shortage of flashiness and star power when he changes out of his jerseys.
But despite the comparative flashiness when arriving from the game reserve, Grootbos (which is Afrikaans for 'Big Forest') is every bit as committed to preserving its nature and culture and supporting the community.
It was not a champagne introduction, there were no Hollywood passes, no opponent embarrassed by the West Ham man, no flashiness. Just intelligence and efficiency.
Wilwayco has gone from strength to strength, his works charged, at times by a fulsomeness and flashiness that dared to venture into extravagance, in an accelerating crescendo of exhibitionist 'arias.'
Indeed, the office of the governor comes at a price and occasional display of flamboyance and flashiness, you may conclude.
Gooch has none of the flashiness of McGeady and Chris Maguire, or the goalscoring record of Maja, but he is joint-second for League One assists this season.
How quintessentially inspired that Lonely Planet's 500-stop global gastronomy tour begins not with flashiness and flair, but by lauding what's simple: "battered white asparagus, a tuna and anchovy tart or maybe mushrooms braised in garlic," enjoyed after a "lazy day" in San SebastiA n, Spain.