- 1(of things) attracting attention by being bright, expensive, large, etc. a flashy hotel I just want a good reliable car, nothing flashy.
- 2(of people) attracting attention by wearing expensive clothes, etc.
- 3intended to impress by looking very skillful He specializes in flashy technique, without much depth. She threw in a lot of flashy footwork to impress the judges.
NAmE//ˈflæʃi//(flashier, flashiest)(informal)(usually disapproving)
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NAmE//ˈflæʃəli//adverb flashily dressed