flashy

To be flashy is to be showy in a tasteless way. Just like a flash of light is hard to ignore, flashy behavior draws attention.

Do you know anyone who is a show-off? That person is probably flashy. Wearing brightly colored rings is flashy. Buying a sports car is flashy. Boasting about how much money you have is flashy. Flashy behavior is the opposite of classy: it consists of showing off things in a loud, obnoxious way.

Definitions of flashy
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adj tastelessly showy

“a flashy ring”
Synonyms:
brassy, cheap, flash, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
tasteless
lacking aesthetic or social taste

adj (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

Synonyms:
gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty
colorful, colourful
striking in variety and interest

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