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synonyms for showy

  • classy
  • garish
  • gaudy
  • ornate
  • ostentatious
  • pretentious
  • sensational
  • splashy
  • dashing
  • flash
  • glaring
  • histrionic
  • jazzy
  • loud
  • luxurious
  • meretricious
  • opulent
  • overdone
  • overwrought
  • peacocky
  • pompous
  • resplendent
  • screaming
  • snazzy
  • splendiferous
  • sumptuous
  • swank
  • tawdry
  • tinsel
  • tony
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antonyms for showy

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  • inferior
  • modest
  • plain
  • simple
  • dismal
  • drab
  • gloomy
  • moderate
  • restrained
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How to use showy in a sentence

Also, keto egg bites seem to be merely mini-quiches with a fad-diet name, but those showy Montanans had to go put on airs, like usual.
THE 2021 SUPER BOWL FOOD MAP IS A DEEP DIVE INTO AMERICA’S WEIRD CULINARY UNDERBELLYMATT BONESTEELFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His approach isn’t exactly showy, yet its disciplined austerity calls attention to itself.
PIECES OF A WOMAN FEATURES A SUPERB PERFORMANCE FROM VANESSA KIRBY, IF YOU CAN BEAR TO WATCH ITSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 8, 2021TIME
While Wonder Woman 1984 still has a bit of the old magic, and its leads all turn in terrific performances, the film is hampered by a frequently nonsensical plot, extraneous showy action sequences, and it's way too heavy-handed with the moralizing.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 IS FUN, BUT DOESN’T QUITE CAPTURE MAGIC OF ITS PREDECESSORJENNIFER OUELLETTEDECEMBER 26, 2020ARS TECHNICA
However, much of that is to support Vice President Mike Pence’s vision of getting astronauts back to the moon by 2024—a showy, nostalgic, but unrealistic goal, conveniently timed for when Pence might run for president.
AMERICA’S TECHNOLOGICAL LEADERSHIP IS AT STAKE IN THIS ELECTIONGIDEON LICHFIELDOCTOBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Among these showy and high-bred soldiers, the hours passed delightfully.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The leaf is small and light green, and it is quite (p. 384) a showy plant when in blossom.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It is to genuine politeness and good breeding, what the showy paste is to the pure diamond.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
The flowers do not have the showy colored bracts which forms so prominent a feature in those of many other plants.
PHILIPPINE MATSHUGO H. MILLER
There is a showy boot shop now where the Business College used to be; the new place is in Kingsway.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
One took his fancy, he had been fond of music and not unskilled; this was a piece of Scarlatti, showy, foreign.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
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WORDS RELATED TO SHOWY

  • ample
  • august
  • distinguished
  • fancy
  • grandiose
  • great
  • imposing
  • impressive
  • lofty
  • lordly
  • magnificent
  • majestic
  • noble
  • palatial
  • princely
  • regal
  • royal
  • showy
  • splendid
  • stately
  • sumptuous
  • superb
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