Definition of flashy in English:

flashy

Syllabification: flash·y
Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHē
 
/

adjective (flashier, flashiest)

Ostentatiously attractive or impressive: he always had a flashy car
More example sentences
  • Parents and children watch as people compete for big bucks, expensive holidays and flashy cars.
  • Henry's flashy gold outfit was impressive but the best bit were his golden boots.
  • He had a job, a flashy car and the money to impress a young girl.
Synonyms

Derivatives

flashily

Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHəlē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • At times they seemed to spend it flashily just because they could.
  • It ended as flashily as it had started.
  • Imperial Teen do it more flashily and interestingly, but the odd thing about Track Star is that it's precisely their lack of being interesting that makes them charming.

flashiness

Pronunciation: /ˈflaSHēnis/
noun
More example sentences
  • It's not known for its flashiness or for its amazing horsepower, and it's definitely not the most aesthetically pleasing car out there.
  • But this is not just flashiness for the sake of it.
  • Tai chi is calm and tranquil, and lacks the glamour or flashiness of aerobics.

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