Definition of 'showy'
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The results are less showy but more experimental. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Female flowers are usually less showy than those of males. Winter Garden Glory (1993)But two less showy projects hold their own. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They come in a less showy brown, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have the biggest collection of showy rings, bracelets and necklaces. The Sun (2010)Female catkins are less showy. Winter Garden Glory (1993)The flowers resemble showy Ascot hats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This will provide written and undeniable proof as to who does what - and who does less while making a big showy fuss about it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The male is tiny, far less showy, and has a unenviable time of it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Since he was color blind, he favored large, showy flowers. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)They're not too overt, too ostentatious or showy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And because it was unfashionable, it was cheaper than other, more showy but less efficient vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. showy is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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