Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Inclined to flaunt; ostentatious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ostentatious; vulgarly or offensively showy; gaudy. Also flaunting.
  • Capricious; unsteady; eccentric.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. inclined to flaunt

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Examples

  • A family passed, decked out in their Whitsun flaunty.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • He realizes that may sound a bit flaunty, so he immediately says, This is number one of 162.

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  • Her bold look, denuded bosom, and flaunty air, were sufficient to impress at once our heroine with an unfavourable opinion of her; and after she had retired with Rosse she expressed her dislike to him, and enquired whether she was not right in her conjectures.

    Three Weeks in the Downs, or Conjugal Fidelity Rewarded: exemplified in the Narrative of Helen and Edmund

  • "Now, you know, Terence, if you haven't forgot -- and if you have, I'll just remind you -- that there's a flaunty sort of young woman at the poteen shop there, who calls herself Mrs O'Rourke, wife to a corporal

    Peter Simple

  • "Now you know, Terence, if you haven't forgot -- and if you have, I'll just remind you -- that there's a flaunty sort of young woman at the poteen shop there, who calls herself Mrs O'Rourke, wife to a Corporal

    Peter Simple; and, The Three Cutters, Vol. 1-2

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