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flash

Synonyms of flash in English:

verb

  • 2 informal he was flashing his money around
    show off, flaunt, flourish, display, parade
  • 3 informal he flashed at me
  • 4 racing cars flashed past
    informal belt, zap, bomb
    barrel
  • noun

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  • 1 a flash of light
  • 2 a basic uniform with no flashes
    emblem, insignia, badge;
    stripe, bar, chevron, brevet, wings
  • 3 a sudden flash of inspiration
    burst, outburst, wave, rush, surge, flush
  • adjective

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    informal
  • 1 a flash sports car See flashy
  • Phrases

    in/like a flash
    the police were there in a flash
    instantly, suddenly, abruptly, immediately, all of a sudden;
    quickly, rapidly, swiftly, speedily;
    in an instant/moment, in a (split) second, in a trice, in the blink of an eye
    informal in a jiff, in a jiffy
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