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See definition of window-dressing on Dictionary.com
  • as inostentation
  • as inwindow dressing
  • as infaçade
  • as input on

synonyms for window-dressing

  • affectation
  • array
  • boast
  • boasting
  • brag
  • braggadocio
  • bragging
  • bravado
  • demonstration
  • display
  • exhibition
  • flamboyance
  • flash
  • flourish
  • fuss
  • garishness
  • magnificence
  • pageant
  • pageantry
  • parade
  • pomp
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • pretending
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • put on
  • shine
  • show
  • showiness
  • spectacle
  • splendor
  • splurge
  • swagger
  • swank
  • vainglory
  • vaunt
  • false front
  • flaunting
  • grandstand play
  • parading
  • showing off
  • swaggering
  • vaunting

antonyms for window-dressing

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  • concealment
  • dullness
  • hiding
  • modesty
  • ordinariness
  • simplicity
  • truth
  • plainness
  • quiet
  • reservation
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      How to use window-dressing in a sentence

      The city tried addressing that by hosting community workshops to collect input in October 2019 – but with ahead of a December Council hearing, it struck many as window dressing, not a genuine opportunity to provide feedback.
      ENTREPRENEURS WANT ROOM TO GROW THEIR BUSINESSES BEYOND SAN DIEGO’S SIDEWALKSANDREA LOPEZ-VILLAFAÑANOVEMBER 29, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
      Of course, there’s a chance this could all be window dressing given how often brand purpose tends to look like propaganda.
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      It’s pulp—very good pulp—and its modest achievement is making heroes out of characters too often reduced to window dressing.
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      One thing we’ve observed is that a remarkable amount of video is just audio with window dressing.
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      But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
      GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
      A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
      HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
      She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      The east window in this church has been classed as the A1 of modern painted windows.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      The clerks had not arrived yet, and he beguiled the time by looking out of the staircase window.
      THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
      As the window dropped, Ripperda saw the wounded postilion fall on the neck of his horse.
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      WORDS RELATED TO WINDOW-DRESSING

      • asylums
      • camouflages
      • concealment
      • coverts
      • defenses
      • drops
      • fronts
      • guards
      • harborages
      • harbors
      • havens
      • ports
      • protections
      • refuges
      • retreats
      • safeties
      • sanctuaries
      • screens
      • securities
      • shelters
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