Definition of flashy in English:

flashy

adjective

  • Ostentatiously attractive or impressive.

    ‘he always had a flashy car’
    • ‘The flashy car belonged to the most annoying person in the world if Lillian had any vote.’
    • ‘We are saving only for short to medium term goals, such as purchasing a flashy car.’
    • ‘So next time you see a friend with a flashy car, go easy on those wild assumptions about lottery wins.’
    • ‘They like flashy hotels and fast cars and male-middle-age-crisis motor bikes.’
    • ‘You know the type, the hideous old men who buy flashy cars and date women half their age?’
    • ‘There's kudos in finding a great fashion look at a modest price and without the obvious pointer of a flashy designer label.’
    • ‘He had a job, a flashy car and the money to impress a young girl.’
    • ‘Everything is loud, flashy and lacking depth in the city, more sedate and interesting in the countryside.’
    • ‘Parents and children watch as people compete for big bucks, expensive holidays and flashy cars.’
    • ‘It wasn't mind-blowing but it was nice to know that not everyone in the city owned a flashy car.’
    • ‘Trucks have another advantage over flashy cars: you can customise them more easily.’
    • ‘Henry's flashy gold outfit was impressive but the best bit were his golden boots.’
    • ‘I have seen some young beggars with expensive flashy running shoes, with a quality brand name.’
    • ‘He is unassuming and quietly controlled, anything but flashy or extravagant.’
    • ‘She barely noticed a flashy sports car almost run them over, until Eddie lunged forward and grabbed her body away.’
    • ‘It wasn't the most flashy win but I thought we deserved it on the run of play.’
    • ‘There was a mean landlord who wore flashy clothes and banged on the door when the rent was due.’
    • ‘So we go to some flashy restaurant, about six of us, and over desert, I ask him how many Vice Presidents there are.’
    • ‘Kimm is a Norwegian photographer with a flashy site and good taste in cars.’
    • ‘It came into being in the 1990s, when every hip-hop video was full of flashy cars and gold jewellery.’
    ostentatious, showy, bold, flamboyant, conspicuous, obtrusive, extravagant, expensive, pretentious
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Pronunciation

flashy

/ˈflaʃi/