Definition of flashy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈflæʃi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈflæʃi//
    (flashier, flashiest) (informal, usually disapproving)
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  1. 1(of things) attracting attention by being bright, expensive, large, etc. a flashy hotel I just want a good reliable car, nothing flashy.
  2. 2(of people) attracting attention by wearing expensive clothes, etc. He was one of those flashy guys with too much money to throw around.
  3. 3intended to impress by looking very skilful He specializes in flashy technique, without much depth. She threw in a lot of flashy footwork to impress the judges.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: flashy