Definition of 'flashy'
Example sentences containing 'flashy'
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The first is that flashy cars cost a fortune to run. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's cheaper than a flashy car. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His taste for luxury is exemplified not least in his collection of flashy cars. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Each night she would sweep up to the club in her flashy car and take him home with her. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)Did not do anything too flashy. The Sun (2008)Gradually the panellists changed, becoming less flashy and belligerent and a bit quieter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With a flashy new suitcase, a complimentary upgrade should be well within reach. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She's not interested in anything flashy. The Sun (2010)But they don't seem to care and have already bought a flashy new car. The Sun (2009)Beautifully packaged and visually dazzling, but the same old wine in a flashy new bottle. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You drive through a neighbourhood of large, pricy houses with flashy cars on the drive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What was very strange was that he's owned a string of flashy cars. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You don't see anything very flashy at home but there is not a standout horse this year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So when this place came along with its flashy new bathroom and sash windows, we thought it was too good to be true. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And the less flashy tablets can be as much as EIGHT times cheaper. The Sun (2013)What I find more sinister are organisations that suddenly announce flashy new names. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One regular said: 'She hung around with a big group of flashy guys. The Sun (2014)That would do, we didn't want anything flashy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I don't demand anything flashy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Once more it was the forehand, a less flashy stroke than her backhand but a more reliable one, that did the job. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is best known for her love of big, flashy earrings, with many of the pairs worn on screen being sent in by her legion of fans. The Sun (2011)
Trends of 'flashy'
Used Occasionally. flashy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'flashy'
British English: flashy ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person or thing as flashy, you mean they are smart and noticeable, but in a rather vulgar way.
He was much less flashy than his brother.
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