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Synonyms for showy
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. showy

    gay, gaudy, high-colored, gorgeous, flashy, tinsel

    inconspicuous, unnoticeable, quiet, subdued

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. flamboyant, showy, splashyadjective

    marked by ostentation but often tasteless

    "a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad"

    flashy, splashy, jazzy, aureate, sporty, glossy, gaudy, florid, flamboyant

    colourless, colorless, unpretentious, untheatrical, unpretending, unattractive, unostentatious

  2. showyadjective

    displaying brilliance and virtuosity

    sporty, splashy, gaudy, jazzy, flamboyant, glossy, flashy

    colorless, colourless, untheatrical, unostentatious, unpretending, unattractive, unpretentious

  3. flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sportyadjective

    (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

    flashy, splashy, trashy, sporting, clean, meretricious, tacky, gimcrack, loud, garish, sporty, flamboyant, glossy, brassy, cheap, tawdry, jazzy, flash, tatty, gaudy, sportsmanlike

    unpretentious, unattractive, colourless, unpretending, colorless, unostentatious, untheatrical

  4. glossy, showyadjective

    superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

    "a glossy TV series"

    glistening, flashy, splashy, calendered, jazzy, shiny, glossy, sporty, flamboyant, shining, gaudy, lustrous

    unpretending, colourless, colorless, unostentatious, untheatrical, unattractive, unpretentious

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. showyadjective

    gaudy, flashy, gay, glaring, gairish, flaunting, gorgeous, splendid, fine, dressy, jaunty, airy, bedizened, pranked out

  2. showyadjective

    grand, stately, ostentatious, pompous, magnificent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. showyadjective

    spectacular, pageant, ostentatious, pompous, garish, gaudy, meretricious, gorgeous, flashy, bedizened, gay, conspicuous, tinsel

    inconspicuous, modest, unostentatious, quiet, subdued

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "showy":

    sighted, conspicuous

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How to use showy in a sentence?

  1. Lao Tzu:

    The men who are great live with that which is substantial, they do not stay with that which is superficial they abide with realities, they remain not with what is showy. The one they discard, the other they hold.

  2. Tom Doyle:

    The guitar was great for television, very very showy, and you could see Les' hands fly all over this neck because of the black background.

  3. Mary McNamara:

    Don Draper is not a showy role, because 'Mad Men' is not a showy show. He is not killing anyone, there are no scenery-chewing performances that stand out.

Translations for showy

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  • prangendeDanish
  • protzig, schreiend, auffällig, grellGerman
  • ostentoso, jactanciosoSpanish
  • pramea, näyttäväFinnish
  • tape-à-l’œilFrench
  • éagsúilIrish
  • 派手, けばけばしいJapanese
  • na pokazPolish
  • mirabolantePortuguese
  • эффектный, кричащий, яркий, впечатляющий, напыщенный, безвкусный, на показ, пёстрый, показнойRussian
  • hambog, mapagyabangTagalog

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