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Definition of showy adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    showy

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈʃoʊi//
     
    (often disapproving)
     
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  1. 1so brightly colored, large, or exaggerated that it attracts a lot of attention synonym ostentatious
  2. 2 showy flowers
NAmE//ˈʃoʊəli//
 
adverb
NAmE//ˈʃoʊinəs//
 
noun [uncountable]
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