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flamboyant

Pronunciation: /flæmˈbɔɪənt/

Translation of flamboyant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (dashing) [style/person] exuberante, extravagante; [gesture] ampuloso; [lifestyle] extravagante he made his usual flamboyant entrance hizo su aparatosa entrada de costumbre
    Example sentences
    • So tearing my eyes away, I paid attention to what my flamboyant friend was saying.
    • Fitting his flamboyant personality, he led the way with his own choice of costume, a rainbow-coloured cope and mitre, which he had designed and made for the occasion.
    • Whilst the guitarist needs to suffer for his art more and lose the baseball cap, you only notice this because their singer is a flamboyant individual.
    1.2 (brilliant) [color/plumage] vistoso; [hat/dress] llamativo
    Example sentences
    • These vibrant colours and flamboyant designs distinguished Art Deco from previous artistic styles, along with its respect for Japanese heritage and its contribution to modernism.
    • The atmosphere was electric as they took to the stage in bright glittering and flamboyant costumes.
    • Drag is so colourful, so flamboyant, so sellable - that the complicating factors of class, race, and politics seem like, well, a drag.
    1.3 [Architecture/Arquitectura] flamígero
    Example sentences
    • To house his accumulation of art and curiosities he bought the hôtel of the abbots of Cluny that had been built in the flamboyant Gothic style around 1500.
    • There are many more examples of this type of flamboyant ironwork tracery sufficient to indicate that the style was rooted in the Low Countries.
    • They rebuilt the old basilica into a grand, very flamboyant Gothic edifice.

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