from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cheap and showy; gaudy. See Synonyms at gaudy1.
- adj. Giving a momentary or superficial impression of brilliance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Dazzling for a moment; making a momentary show of brilliancy; transitorily bright.
- adj. Fiery; vehement; impetuous.
- adj. Showy; gay; gaudy.
- adj. Without taste or spirit.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like a flash: characterized by flashes or flashing; specifically, acting by flashes, or by fits and starts; quick; impulsive; fiery.
- Showy; dazzling for a moment, but not lasting, solid, or real; meretricious.
- Ostentatiously showy in appearance; gay; gaudy; tawdry: as, a flashy dress.
- Insipid; vapid; without taste or spirit, as food or drink.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tastelessly showy
- adj. (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
flash + -y (Wiktionary)