One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an ostentatious display of wealth’
showy, pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, tinsel, tinselly, brash, vulgar, loud, extravagant, fancy, ornate, affected, theatrical, actorly, overdone, over-elaborate, kitsch, tasteless
informal flash, flashy, fancy-pants, over the top, OTT, glitzy, ritzy, swanky, splashy
North American informal bling-bling, superfly
US informal dicty
plain, unobtrusive, restrained, modest
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