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showy adj
1 marked by conspicuous display; "a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet"; "a splashy half-page ad" [syn: splashy]
2 elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate, florid, flamboyant]
3 marked by extravagant display
4 (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display [syn: flashy, gaudy, jazzy, sporty] [also: showiest, showier]

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  1. for show; flash; appealing to the eye but of low quality or little merit


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