Definition of superfly in English:

superfly

adjective

US
informal
  • (of clothing or a person's appearance) ostentatiously fashionable.

    ‘seventies superfly chic’
    • ‘Relive those classic moments and your mis-spent youth in this superfly pool lounge and bar.’
    • ‘In the late 1960s, Miles Davis shook off the security of traditional jazz, gave away his Italian suits, found huge, superfly sunglasses, and put the music world on rocked-out, funky notice.’
    • ‘If you get your kicks on an Indie trip, you're likely to go for a pair of superfly flares with tattered hems trailing along the ground.’
    ostentatious, pretentious, showy, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tawdry, meretricious, trashy, brash, vulgar, loud, extravagant, fancy, ornate, affected, theatrical, overdone, over-elaborate
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noun

US
informal
  • An ostentatious, self-confident person.

    • ‘Put it this way: it's probably the first time a smart London restaurant has had to deal with a superfly Spaniard loudly recreating a bullfight.’

Origin

1970s: the adjective from super- + fly; the noun from the name of a character in the blaxploitation film Superfly (1972).

Pronunciation

superfly

/ˈsuːpəflʌɪ/