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- n. The quality of being flashy
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being flashy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being flashy; ostentatious gaudiness.
- n. Tastelessness; vapidness; insipidity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. tasteless showiness
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The flashiness is falling apart like a cheap dollar store trinket.
What we need to start considering are ways to control 'flashiness' -- or large amounts of stormwater runoff -- coming from stormwater system lagoons. "
From a eugenic point of view it would be well could such intellectual accomplishments weigh even more heavily with the average young man, and less weight be put on such superficial characteristics as "flashiness," ability to use the latest slang freely, and other "smart" traits which are usually considered attractive in a girl, but which have no real value and soon become tiresome.
Although it has more of a documentary feel overall, as you've mentioned, I did see a bit of that Hitchcock "flashiness" every now and then.
The cooler—Sheffield-plated silver, not solid silver—speaks to the era's resistance to flashiness.
Kaymer is not the flashiest player but then flashiness never won a tournament.
While Nigeria is clearly an undeveloped country, here it attempts to hide behind flashiness.
But the grit and flashiness that attract singles to New York, Los Angeles and Miami aren't necessarily what parents look for in a place to settle down.
When a Hong Kong couple moved into a four-bedroom, 6,000-square-foot house on the Peak, they wanted to redesign their home to deviate from the over-the-top flashiness in the area.
Low on flashiness but high on quality; I back them to go through.