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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Showy  \Show"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Showier};  superl.  {Showiest}.] 
  Making  a  show  attracting  attention;  presenting  a  marked 
  appearance;  ostentatious;  gay;  gaudy. 
 
  A  present  of  everything  that  was  rich  and  showy. 
  --Addison. 
 
  Syn:  Splendid;  gay;  gaudy;  gorgeous;  fine;  magnificent; 
  grand;  stately;  sumptuous;  pompous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  showy 
  adj  1:  marked  by  conspicuous  display;  "a  cheap  showy  rhinestone 
  bracelet";  "a  splashy  half-page  ad"  [syn:  {splashy}] 
  2:  elaborately  or  excessively  ornamented;  "flamboyant 
  handwriting";  "the  senator's  florid  speech"  [syn:  {aureate}, 
  {florid},  {flamboyant}] 
  3:  marked  by  extravagant  display 
  4:  (used  especially  of  clothes)  marked  by  conspicuous  display 
  [syn:  {flashy},  {gaudy},  {jazzy},  {sporty}] 




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