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Synonyms for showy
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flamboyant, showy, splashy(adj)

    marked by ostentation but often tasteless

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

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

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

  2. showy(adj)

    displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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

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

  3. flashy, gaudy, jazzy, showy, sporty(adj)

    (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display

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

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

  4. glossy, showy(adj)

    superficially attractive and stylish; suggesting wealth or expense

    "a glossy TV series"

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. showy

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

    Antonyms:
    inconspicuous, unnoticeable, quiet, subdued

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. showy(a.)

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

  2. showy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    grand, stately, ostentatious, pompous, magnificent

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sighted, conspicuous

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#216212aureate
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Translations for showy

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  • grell, auffällig, schreiend, protzigGerman
  • jactancioso, ostentosoSpanish
  • pramea, näyttäväFinnish
  • tape-à-l’œilFrench
  • éagsúilIrish
  • 派手, けばけばしいJapanese
  • na pokazPolish
  • mirabolantePortuguese
  • на показ, кричащий, безвкусный, напыщенный, показной, пёстрый, эффектный, впечатляющий, яркийRussian
  • mapagyabang, hambogTagalog

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