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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flashy  \Flash"y\,  a. 
  1.  Dazzling  for  a  moment;  making  a  momentary  show  of 
  brilliancy;  transitorily  bright. 
 
  A  little  flashy  and  transient  pleasure.  --Barrow. 
 
  2.  Fiery;  vehement;  impetuous. 
 
  A  temper  always  flashy.  --Burke. 
 
  3.  Showy;  gay;  gaudy;  as  a  flashy  dress. 
 
  4.  Without  taste  or  spirit. 
 
  Lean  and  flashy  songs.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flashy 
  adj  1:  tastelessly  showy;  "a  flash  car";  "a  flashy  ring";  "garish 
  colors";  "a  gaudy  costume";  "loud  sport  shirts";  "a 
  meretricious  yet  stylish  book";  "tawdry  ornaments" 
  [syn:  {brassy},  {cheap},  {flash},  {garish},  {gaudy},  {gimcrack}, 
  {loud},  {meretricious},  {tacky},  {tatty},  {tawdry},  {trashy}] 
  2:  (used  especially  of  clothes)  marked  by  conspicuous  display 
  [syn:  {gaudy},  {jazzy},  {showy},  {sporty}] 




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